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Residential aged care facilities – Specialist Palliative Care

Posted by on Dec 26, 2016 in residential aged care | 0 comments

One of the most common myths with palliative care is that once a resident is referred for palliative care it’s almost the end. However, palliative care in case of residential aged care facilities should be a way to improve the quality of life of the resident while they face a life threatening illness. Rather than focussing on the amount of time left, it should be targeted to ensure a high quality life for the resident. A study has shown that by providing high quality care in residential aged care facilities, it has shown significant benefits. Advanced care plans must be planned to ensure...

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Low Care – Responsible Care is so important

Posted by on Dec 19, 2016 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Low care facilities are committed to help improve the quality of life of seniors through improved communication channels, shared experiences and high quality care services. The United Nations General Assembly has highlighted the importance of low care services by mentioning that all older persons must have independence, participation, self-fulfilment and dignity. Low care services strive to build a trusted community of caregivers who can improve the life of residents by promoting choice, transparency and control. Responsible care is very important for care providers who aim to offer high...

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High Care – Safety proofing the bathroom for your loved one

Posted by on Dec 12, 2016 in Aged care nursing homes | 0 comments

Elderly residents receiving high care facilities are twice as likely to suffer nonfatal injuries in a bathroom when compared to an average person. Hence, for residents receiving high care facilities, one must start with safety proofing the bathroom. There are few important tips which can help in making the bathroom safer for seniors. Installation of grab bars in a bathroom will help the seniors to anchor themselves when climbing in and out of the tub. Use solid screws and test its strength and durability. Wet floors can be very dangerous and hence one must install non-slip decals in the...

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