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Aged-care facilities and homes have traditionally had a strong inclination to utilise antipsychotic drugs to manage the aggressive symptoms of their dementia prone residents, but new evidence is revealing those drugs may not be necessary to reach desired results. The problem with...
Natural Remedies for Dementia Symptoms

Natural Remedies for Dementia Symptoms

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When it comes to understanding where the Australian economy is moving, it is best to see where the money is going. Industry super fund HESTA has committed $200 million in equity to healthcare and aged-care real estate. In particular, private hospitals, general medical and residen...
Aged Care On The Rise

Aged Care On The Rise

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With the hopes of improving aged-care resident’s balance, strength and mobility, an exercise park was built into a facility for the first time in Victoria. Built as part of the National Ageing Research Institute “ENJOY” project, it is the third of its kind, consisting ...
Victorian seniors get active!

Victorian seniors get active!

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A new Tasmanian trial has revealed that the age-old moniker of “brush your teeth twice a day or they will rot away” certainly does ring true, particularly for residents in aged-care.  A trial was conducted across two aged-care facilities in Northern Tasmania t...
Clean Teeth Keep Aged-care Residents Healthy

Clean Teeth Keep Aged-care Residents Healthy

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