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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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Social connection & care packages for our Homemakers

Social connection & care packages for our Homemakers

This is a challenging time for the communities in which we all live and work. The care of our residents, team members and our broader community of families and friends, partners and suppliers are a priority for us at Group Homes Australia. Social connection while...

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Adjusting to a ‘new normal’ at Group Homes Australia

Adjusting to a ‘new normal’ at Group Homes Australia

Aged care operators are adjusting to a ‘new normal’, helping residents stay virtually connected to their loved ones during the COVID-19 lockdown and, when they listen to their extremely busy staff, find a box of groceries for home is what is needed most reports...

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