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Dementia Awareness Month

Did you know that September is Dementia Awareness Month? Dementia Awareness Month is a campaign conducted by Alzheimer’s Australia that’s all about encouraging Australians to become aware of demen...

Three families living with dementia featured on ABC’s ‘Four Corners’ program

The ABC's recent 'Four Corners' program featured a story on three Australians who have been diagnosed with dementia. According to the 'Four Corners' program, "more than 400,000 Australians currently l...

Dementia, loneliness and becoming re-engaged with society

Loneliness can be crippling at any stage of life, but can be very pronounced as we begin to age. Encouraging people to become involved in local networks and social groups is becoming key to ensuring o...

Keeping your brain fit to ward off dementia…

While we are bombarded with messages to keep our bodies fit, keeping our brain fit is also very important as we age. Researchers at Stanford University in the United States found that memory loss can ...

Virtual reality technology helps give greater understanding of dementia

Dementia carers will be able to see the world through the eyes of a person living with dementia, thanks to revolutionary new virtual reality technology being rolled out in training courses in NSW....

Early diagnosis of Alzheimer’s Disease now possible with eye camera

Researchers at two Australian universities are the first in the world to receive a specialised eye camera, which could make it much easier for early diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease....

The loneliness of dementia

People with dementia are twice as likely to suffer from loneliness and their carers are often significantly more lonely then the rest of the population, according to a new national survey by Alzheimer...

Enhanced muscle strength improves brain performance

Think weightlifting is just for gym junkies and Arnold Schwarzenegger? Think again. New research has shown that regular weight training can lead to increased brain function and can help stave off deme...

Four things to do to prevent Alzheimer’s Disease

While the majority of people diagnosed with Alzheimer's Disease are in their late 60's and early 70's, the disease and the cognitive decline can actually begin to develop 20 years prior. UCLA Professo...

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My Care Worker, Karin, is so efficient, capable and caring. She has proved to be intelligent, reliable, conscientious and her integrity is undoubted. She has been a huge factor in my living in my own home with all my health problems.
Her assistance in so many ways has contributed greatly to me achieving this and hopefully will continue for some time to come. I am very lucky to have the assistance of such a capable and understanding Care Worker from Oxley Home Care.

Brian, Wahroonga

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Our experience with Oxley is seamless, friendly, pro-active and extremely supportive. We would like to make special mention of their speedy response times when adhoc requests for care services are made. As shift workers this service is invaluable and Ashley goes above and beyond in these communications and interactions with us.
Anna has been amazing offering advice and is open minded to trialling and sourcing new devices to assist us.
Maria is an exceptional carer who does more than required and was able to make a quick connection and friendship with our mother.
Thank you team!

Anna, Parramatta

Testimonials from our valued clients.

To all the team at Oxley, I cannot thank you enough for all the help, kindness, patience, and support you have given my Mother over the past year. Mum speaks so highly of you all and my life has been made so much easier because of you. Keep up the good work.

Gail, Turramurra

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