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12 Ways to Keep Your Brain Young

Perhaps living a full life is not so much about being young at heart but young in your mind. Find out how aged care residents can keep their brain young. Keep your brain young Being old doesn’t have to mean…

Top 10 Foods for the Elderly

The following 5 foods are set to assist elderly individuals due to the health benefits that come along with these foods. YOGHURT – “friendly” bugs to help digestion and calcium to keep bones strong and blood pressure down FISH –…

Manual Handling: How Injury Can be Avoided

Manual Handling is the biggest cause of workplace injury in Victoria according to Work Safe Victoria. The majority of workplace injuries in the Aged Care industry result from musculoskeletal injuries due to high risk manual handling tasks. Work Safe Victoria…

Early Signs and Managing Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis is a condition that affects the joints, specifically the smooth cartilage surface between bones that cushion the joints. Due to osteoarthritis, the joint surface thins/breaks down leaving the bone exposed, thus limiting the motion within the joint. Osteoarthritis is…

Steps to Take in Falls Prevention

Falls are a significant cause of harm to older people. Statistics show that 1 in 3 older people of 65+ years of age fall once or more in any given year. This rate of falling is higher in those with…

Who is at a Higher Falls Risk

Along with ageing come changes to the structure and function of the foot and ankle. With problems in these areas, there is an increased risk of impaired balance and falls in older people. Interventions to address these issues may hold…
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