What is Permanent Residential Aged Care?

If you’re considering aged care support for yourself or a loved one, there can be lots of questions about the right type of care for you.   You might be wondering, “What is a residential aged care facility, exactly?” Perhaps you’re wondering about the role that...

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How Does Australia’s Ageing Population Affect Health Care?

Australia has a growing proportion of people aged 65 and over, and we can expect longer lives on average. So how does an ageing population affect health care?   Increased life expectancy and lower birth rates mean that as a population, we’re living longer and...

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How Does Australia’s Ageing Population Affect Health Care?

Australia has a growing proportion of people aged 65 and over, and we can expect longer lives on average. So how does an ageing population affect health care?   Increased life expectancy and lower birth rates mean that as a population, we’re living longer and...

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What is Permanent Residential Aged Care?

If you’re considering aged care support for yourself or a loved one, there can be lots of questions about the right type of care for you.   You might be wondering, “What is a residential aged care facility, exactly?” Perhaps you’re wondering about the role that...

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Easing the Transition to Residential Aged Care

Making the move into residential aged care facilities can feel like a challenging time, with people fearing they’re about to forego their independence or freedom. With the right support, this doesn’t need to be the case.   The transition from the comfort of home...

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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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