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Visiting Grandparents Tip: Visit at a Good Time

Posted by on Jan 17, 2019 in agecare, residential aged care, Uncategorized | 0 comments

If you lived with your grandparents before they moved into a facility that offers high care in south west (or any region for that matter), you may have grown accustomed to their old routines. But then, you should understand that once they moved into the facility, many of these old habits may have changed. These habits may include, for example, their waking hours and their afternoon nap times. In many facilities, seniors are encouraged to wake up early so that they can join other seniors for breakfast, or they may have exchanged their afternoon naps for painting classes or other programs. When...

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Storing Food Prepared Outside the Facility

Posted by on Jan 8, 2019 in aged care Sydney, residential aged care, Uncategorized | 0 comments

When you bring food to a relative or friend staying in a residential aged care in Sydney (or any other city for that matter), try to bring just enough to be consumed during the visit. This way, you don’t have to worry about food storage after you leave. However, if you want to bring them some extra food for them to enjoy even when you leave, there’s no harm in doing so as long as proper food storage is practiced. If your friend or relative does not eat the food you prepared immediately or does not eat all of the food at once, the food needs to be stored in a refrigerator. It is important...

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Reheating Food Prepared Outside the Facility

Posted by on Jan 1, 2019 in agecare, aged care Sydney, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Many age care facilities have similar rules with regard to visitors bringing food prepared outside the facility. However, there are also some rules where they differ like when it comes to reheating food brought in by visitors. For instance, in some facilities, the staff will be more than happy to reheat the food for you. In other facilities though, the staff are not allowed to handle the food and the only thing they can do for you is to point you to where the microwave oven (or whatever appliance is necessary to reheat the food) is and provide assistance in its operation. If you are not sure...

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