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Honouring Our Loved Ones in Aged Care, Retirement Living, and Disability Communities on Valentine's Day

For those living in aged care facilities, retirement living homes and with disabilities, Valentine's Day can be a reminder of the importance of companionship and support. In an environment where isolation is common, it can be difficult to find the courage and strength to continue to live a meaningful life despite the challenges they face.

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Regardless of your age or circumstance, walking frames can be a game-changer if your mobility is impaired in any way. They provide stability and support to keep you safe, and can have convenient features that make your life easier and more mobile. Suitable for both short and long term use, there are designs and models to suit every need, and features that make the devices fit with your lifestyle effortlessly. No longer should anyone be wary of using a walking frame if they have the need, because they are the solution to maintaining mobility and overall wellbeing.

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Remaining in your own home as you get older is a key factor in maintaining independence, but adaptations need to be made to ensure one's safety and security. For many, accessing home care services is the answer to their needs, for others some simple devices and innovations can be sufficient.

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Living with impaired mobility? Adaptations in everyday life are important to enable independent living. Wheelchair users require smooth surfaces and ramps and the vision impaired utilise tactile and audio reference to guide them, both which facilitate an individual’s participation in day to day life. Here are 4 simple innovations to help make every day life at home that little bit easier.

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Dr Norman Swan explores the COVID-19 impact on future aged care, Education, governance, Governement COVID response, leadership during covid 19, wellbeing -

Physician and ABC producer, journalist and broadcaster, Dr Norman Swan, expressed the need for costly changes in a fragmented and ill-working aged care sector, and outlined the suspected changes we should expect to see in the industry following COVID-19. Posted by Liz Alderslade A guest speaker at Leading Age Services Australia's (LASA) 'Ten Days of Congress' event, held from 12-23 October, Dr Swan provided his expertise around spreading viruses throughout history and how COVID-19 differed, including its detrimental impact on the aged care sector. Dr Swan explained that COVID-19 was already known about before it started to spread as well as...

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