Dementia

Here at Group Homes Australia we do things differently…

Here at Group Homes Australia we do things differently…

Here at GHA we do things differently. In fact, quite a bit differently.   We spoke to Founder and Co-CEO of Group Homes Australia, Tamar Krebs:   I want to share about four (4) key areas where Group Homes Australia (GHA) stands out for its innovative...

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How can we humanise dementia in our communities?

How can we humanise dementia in our communities?

It seems every day a story on dementia pops up in the media: the growing number of people diagnosed, the search for what causes it, or a possible cure. In fact, if you google the word “dementia” there is more than 94,900,000 search results! The fear of dementia comes...

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Dementia: How do you engage with someone beyond a diagnosis?

Dementia: How do you engage with someone beyond a diagnosis?

A person living beyond a diagnosis of dementia does not have to give up the activities that he or she loves. Many activities can be adapted to the person's ability to help them flourish. Purposeful and meaningful engagement can help reduce unmet needs, like agitation,...

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What does a Homemaker do in 2020?

What does a Homemaker do in 2020?

The Group Homes Australia (GHA) model is firmly built on the belief that people living with dementia thrive in a home environment. GHA homes are ordinary homes, on ordinary suburban streets, where 6 to 10 residents live together. Residents have 24-hour care, provided...

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Dementia Connections Article

Dementia Connections Article

Tamar Krebs, Co-CEO of Group Homes Australia discusses small co-operative living. Full story available here - Page 42-45: https://www.dementiaconnections.ca/digital-magazine-winter-2020

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