Dementia Awareness: What You Can Do

Dementia Awareness: What You Can Do

September is Dementia Awareness month in Australia. Dementia is a leading diagnosis among aged care residents. The diagnosis presents challenges for both the person living with dementia, and the family and caregivers tasked with caring for their loved ones. It is...
Chronic Pain Management in Residential Care

Chronic Pain Management in Residential Care

A study by Help the Aged in 2008 identified that ”Older people are more likely to experience pain, less likely to complain about it and less likely to comply with medication”. (Schofield and Reid, 2006). Although hard to quantify, research suggests that up...