Dementia

9 tips to support your loved one at home

9 tips to support your loved one at home

This is a challenging time for the communities in which we all live and work. We know that routine is important for those living with dementia. With Sydney's stay at home orders, care partners are forced to replace some daily activities with activities at home. We...

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A dance with dementia

A dance with dementia

Every person living with dementia will do it differently. It’s like a dance, some days the moves are smooth and in time to the music intertwining with life seamlessly. And then there are days when you dance with dementia and it’s clumsy and out of sync with the people...

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Optimizing helpful stimulation

Optimizing helpful stimulation

At Group Homes Australia, we believe that the environment is a contributing therapeutic factor for someone living with dementia. If the environment is too big, it can be overstimulating and disabling, causing the person living with dementia to feel vulnerable. Whereas...

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The Difference between Group Homes and Aged Care Facilities?

The Difference between Group Homes and Aged Care Facilities?

Deciding which aged care option is right for you, your partner, your parent or your loved one, can be difficult – especially if you’re new to the world of aged care and not sure where to start. There are a number of traditional aged care options to choose from – from...

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Reducing unhelpful stimulation

Reducing unhelpful stimulation

At Group Homes Australia, we believe that the environment is a contributing therapeutic factor for someone living with dementia. If the environment is too big, it can be overstimulating and disabling, causing the person living with dementia to feel vulnerable. Whereas...

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Allowing people to see and be seen

Allowing people to see and be seen

At Group Homes Australia, we believe that the environment is a contributing therapeutic factor for someone living with dementia. If the environment is too big, it can be overstimulating and disabling, causing the person living with dementia to feel vulnerable. Whereas...

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