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10 things you can do to prevent dementia

In Australia, there are over 1,500 new cases of dementia diagnosed each week. It's predicted that by 2050 there will be almost one million Australians with the condition and 10 times as many family me...

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...

Top eight iPad apps to support people with dementia

Tablets and touchscreen devices such as iPads are very useful in helping people with dementia engage with their community. iPads are tactile, versatile and very simple to use and the apps make it easy...

How to communicate effectively with a person with dementia

Caring for a loved one with dementia can be very challenging, as their past ability to communicate and understand can be affected. The inability to understand or be understood is extremely frustrating...

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...

Wendy Mitchell’s book provides inspiration to those living with dementia

Wendy Mitchell was diagnosed with Early Onset Alzheimer’s Disease at 58 years of age. Her disease became obvious when she had a fall while jogging by the River Ouse in York, where she lives in th...

New blood test detects Alzheimer’s Disease with 90 per cent accuracy

Scientists from Australia and Japan have developed the world’s first accurate blood test for Alzheimer’s Disease that can detect the presence of the disease up to 30 years prior to symptoms showin...

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...

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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.

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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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