Why Sensory Engagement is So Important in Aged Care

Engaging the five senses can be incredibly important at every age and as we get older – for many different reasons. Our senses provide links to the world Right from infancy we experience the world through our senses; the taste of our favourite foods, the sights of...

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Exploring Quality Aged Care Outside the City

You shouldn’t need to live in a densely populated area to access quality aged care. Support and facilities should be accessible wherever you happen to live. It can be difficult to access a choice in aged care residences or home care package providers in Victoria and...

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How Can Pet Therapy Help People Living with Dementia?

 “Animals are such agreeable friends - they ask no questions, they pass no criticisms.”               George Eliot Animals can enrich our lives in so many ways. At Aurrum, pet therapy is incorporated into our aged care lifestyle activities for everyone to enjoy. Pet...

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Why Don’t We Charge Extra Services at Aurrum?

Many families expect extravagant extra services fees in aged care. Here at Aurrum, we have a fairer approach to aged care. We firmly believe that everyone has the right to an exceptional level of care as they seek support in older age. There are guaranteed no extra...

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What Is Duty of Care in Aged Care?

What does duty of care mean, and how does this differ from standard of care? It’s important to understand how care is defined and interpreted by your aged care provider, so you can find the best support possible. What is duty of care as it relates to aged care homes?...

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What Is Residential Aged Care?

If you or your loved one are unable to live independently at home, then residential aged care can be one of the several options for support. But what does this type of care involve? We’re all likely to need some support as we grow older, and in Australia we’re lucky...

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How to Begin Your Career in Aged Care – Aurrum Central Coast

A career in aged care gives you the extraordinary opportunity to help and support people in your daily life. It also gives you a place in one of Australia’s fastest growing sectors and a wide range of career options. If you’ve ever considered a career in aged care on...

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