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Five thoughtful things you can do for an elderly parent living with dementia

Family and friends matter when it comes to navigating life’s ups and downs. So, what can you do to keep the special bond alive when an elderly parent is living with dementia? How can you stay con...

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...

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...

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...

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...

How can I avoid getting dementia?

Did you know? Almost half of 2,000 people surveyed by the BBC's Trust Me, I'm a Doctor program were keen to know 'How can I avoid dementia?' (49 per cent according to a ComRes poll conducted online A...

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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

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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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