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Tips for choosing the right aged care for you or your loved ones

Finding the best care for your loved one can be a difficult journey – for all of the family. Anecdotal evidence suggests – and many health care professionals agree – that when compared to reside...

Dementia is second leading cause of death of Australians…

The number of deaths in Australia from dementia, including Alzheimer's Disease, has increased by 68 per cent over the past decade while other leading causes of death, such as heart disease, stroke and...

Is air pollution connected to dementia?

Did you know that air pollution could be linked to an increasing risk of developing dementia? According to an observational study undertaken by researchers and scientists at King's, St Georges, The Un...

Time with family and friends helps stave off depression, especially for those in aged care

Isolation and loneliness are major contributors to depression. It’s true for everyone, but it’s especially relevant for older people, who may be dealing with physical limitations, ill health and n...

Dementia and the festive season – tips for families

While the festive season is generally a very happy time to relax and reflect on the year which has past, it can often be fraught with emotion and family issues can be brought to the surface. For famil...

Safe and fun activities for those living with dementia

For a person living with dementia, the need for a good quality of life, full of activities and engagement does not diminish. There are many safe and rewarding activities which people living with demen...

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....

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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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