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5 Personal care tips from Group Homes Australia

5 Personal care tips from Group Homes Australia

Founder at Group Homes Australia Tamar Krebs shares 5 personal care tips for supporting your loved one living with dementia. Personal care can be one of the most stressful tasks that needs to be done everyday when caring for someone living with dementia. The challenge...

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Little things, big impact: awareness and practice

Little things, big impact: awareness and practice

At Group Homes Australia we have an ongoing commitment to explore, connect and share. Our Clinical Manager, Wendy Lau has taken the lead on a new initiative which incorporates her personal vision of exploring how we can take better care of our environment and at the...

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The perfect pair: our home to Group Home

The perfect pair: our home to Group Home

Recently, a married couple in their mid 60’s decided to sell their beloved family home after 20 years of creating memories. After raising their now grown up daughters and grandchildren, and countless neighbourhood championships at the local park, the decision had been...

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A Group Homes Australia Social Worker

A Group Homes Australia Social Worker

Why do we have a Social worker at Group Homes Australia? Getting diagnosed with dementia, doctors will often give a diagnosis and book to see you 6 months later. The family and the person that have received a bombshell of news will go home and need to figure out how...

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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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