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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...

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 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....

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....

Dementia Advocate and South Australian of the Year – Kate Swaffer

While she didn't win the title of Australian of the Year, dementia Advocate Kate Swaffer is grateful and humbled by the experience of being named as the South Australian of the Year....

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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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I have been fortunate and blessed. My mother has been looked after with such professionalism, kindness and concern that is usually offered by a daughter or son. The Case Managers have never said no to my needs or wishes.

Victoria, Belrose

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Hi Gillian, I just wanted to let you know that sadly, I will be finishing up at CCNB on Friday. It has been a pleasure working with you over the last 9ish years, Oxley have always been so responsive and easy to work with, yourself in particular, and CCNB really value the relationship we have with you. I hope there are many more years of a successful partnership to come.

Sheryl, Mona Vale

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