Dementia Misconceptions and Myths

Posted by Nicholas Sutedja on 13-Aug-2019 14:05:00

In Australia an estimated 1.5 million people are involved in the care of someone living with dementia while an estimated 447,115 Australians are currently living with dementia with that number expected to increase to 589,807 by 2028 if there are no medical breakthroughs. Despite these statistics there are still many misconceptions about what dementia is, what it does to people and how to properly care for them.

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Topics: patient care, dementia

Dementia Safety At Home

Posted by Nicholas Sutedja on 02-Jul-2019 14:10:00

In Australia an estimated 1.5 million people are involved in the care of someone living with dementia while an estimated 447,115 Australians are currently living with dementia with that number expected to increase to 589,807 by 2028 if there are no medical breakthroughs.

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Topics: patient care, dementia

Types of Dementia

Posted by Nicholas Sutedja on 08-Jan-2019 11:05:00

When people think of dementia they usually associate symptoms such as memory loss and old age. However did you know that there are other types of dementia?

That’s because dementia is the umbrella term for a number of neurological conditions and it’s actually been noted in people for hundreds of years.

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Topics: patient care, dementia

Five Fundamentals For Dementia Carers

Posted by Nicholas Sutedja on 25-Jan-2018 14:03:00

Caring for someone with dementia can be daunting, perhaps even challenging, however it’s not as one would expect. The crucial aspect to caring someone with dementia is the right attitude and by educating yourself about dementia.

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Topics: dementia, residential care

Eating well staves off dementia

Posted by Nicholas Sutedja on 21-Nov-2017 14:00:00

We have always heard the phrase ‘eat your vegetables’, the reason why we always have to eat our vegetables is for the sole reason that it’s healthy for us. But it’s not just healthy for our physical requirements, but it’s also good for our brain.

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Topics: mental health, aged care, Active Mobility Systems, dementia