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Care Respite – Top Care Giving Challenges

Posted by on Aug 15, 2018 in Care Respite, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Almost seven million people offer unpaid care to their ageing loved ones on a daily basis assisting them with daily activities like eating, dressing, bathing etc. Many of them also perform healthcare services like medications or daily injections regardless of their expertise or experience. There are two types of care respite i.e. either your loved one can move to a residential care home  for a short stay or, your loved one can be cared for at home by a professional carer while you can go out for a few hours or, take a holiday. Care respite is...

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Aged Care Sydney – Alternate Transportation Options

Posted by on Aug 8, 2018 in aged care Sydney | 0 comments

Elderly loved ones who may have problems with driving won’t need to lose their independence because Aged Care Sydney can arrange for alternate transportation. There are several recommendations which include arrangements where family and friends can drive ,or use of public transport. Taking taxis or services like Uber along with booking a private car for a few hours per week should ensure that the senior citizen doesn’t end up feeling socially isolated. It is up to the doctor’s discretion and they may elect to have your...

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Aged Care-Making Elderly Driver’s Safe

Posted by on Aug 1, 2018 in Aged care nursing homes | 0 comments

Driving is an important part of many people’s lives and it is important to ensure safe driving, when people get older. One shouldn’t inhibit their elderly loved one from driving unless there’s a reason which compromises their safety. What you can do is ask them to pick somewhere close like the local shops and see how they drive. If you notice them losing control or, being unsafe, make a note and discuss with them later. Aged care services may help in finding the reason behind their unsafe driving like impaired vision which...

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