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If you have an aged care issue and are looking for someone to represent you or give advice about something that you feel can be improved for your parent or relative. Please call 1800 744 676 right now and ask to speak with Margaret Harrison or Sara Cook the directors of Signpost Aged Care Services. Do you need assistance moving your partner, parent or relative into an aged care nursing home or some form of aged care facility? Do you need help with a partner or parent who has dementia and need advice on how to find a financially, affordable, aged care nursing home? How do you find a suitable aged care nursing home? We will do all that is necessary for you to find a suitable aged care nursing facility that suits your needs. Whether it is finding the right provider, sorting out things at home, reviewing or preparing documents or negotiating with a nursing home on your behalf.

The ticklish balancing act: Resident rights vs. care quality

Here’s my latest article on McKnight’s Long-Term Care News: The ticklish balancing act: Resident rights vs. care quality You know the scenario: A resident wants to eat donuts, but it will send her

Are you 15 or 16? Stop the spread of meningococcal with the free vaccine

The meningococcal ACWY vaccine is free to all young people in Year 10 of secondary school, as well as those young people not in secondary school but of an equivalent age (15 or 16 years old) until 31

Meningococcal disease - Eliza's story

Meningococcal disease is caused by a bacterium called Neisseria meningitidis (also known as meningococcal bacteria). These bacteria are divided into 13 strains or 'serogroups' designated by letters o

Better Health Channel - your trusted companion through life (short)

The Better Health Channel (www.betterhealth.vic.gov.au) provides health and medical information to improve the health and wellbeing of people and the communities they live in. This information is:-qu

Better Health Channel - your trusted companion through life (full)

The Better Health Channel (www.betterhealth.vic.gov.au) provides health and medical information to improve the health and wellbeing of people and the communities they live in. This information is:-qu

Kilojoules on the menu - look for kilojoules at outlets

Kilojoule labelling is now on the menu of large food chain businesses – both in-store and online.A kilojoule (like a calorie) is a measure of energy in food. On average, people eat and drink around

Kilojoules on the menu - advertisement (45s)

Kilojoule labelling is now on the menu of large food chain businesses – both in-store and online.A kilojoule (like a calorie) is a measure of energy in food. On average, people eat and drink around

Kilojoules on the menu - advertisement (15sec)

Kilojoule labelling is now on the menu of large food chain businesses – both in-store and online.A kilojoule (like a calorie) is a measure of energy in food. On average, people eat and drink around

Kilojoules on the menu - kilojoule calculator

Kilojoule labelling is now on the menu of large food chain businesses – both in-store and online.A kilojoule (like a calorie) is a measure of energy in food. On average, people eat and drink around

Why it’s impossible to maintain prior levels of care quality, and what to do about it

Here’s my latest article on McKnight’s Long-Term Care News: Why it’s impossible to maintain prior levels of care quality, and what to do about it In Editorial Director John O’Connor’s April

The importance of leadership in creating good deaths in LTC

Here’s my latest article on McKnight’s Long-Term Care News: The importance of leadership in creating good deaths in LTC In one of the more disturbing encounters I’ve had in long-term care — in

Using technology to improve care, reduce costs

Here’s my latest article on McKnight’s Long-Term Care News: Using technology to improve care, reduce costs At Maimonides Medical Center, 24 frail older adults were taught to use laptops so that th

New perspectives on aging and healthcare

Here’s my latest article on McKnight’s Long-Term Care News: New perspectives on aging and healthcare Three new books on aging and healthcare recently crossed my desk, each with completely differen

McKnight’s Online Expo, FREE, March 14th and 15th 2018

McKnight’s Online Expo, FREE, March 14th and 15th 2018 Earn 5 Free CEUs at 5 Free webinars Once again, McKnight’s will host its annual online expo, which is a chance to attend a conference without

Taking teamwork to a deeper level

Here’s my latest article on McKnight’s Long-Term Care News: Taking teamwork to a deeper level When we think of teamwork in long-term care, we envision a group of dedicated specialists working toge

Enhancing quality of care through design

Here’s my latest article on McKnight’s Long-Term Care News: Enhancing quality of care through design Last week, I attended an accessible design symposium at the Cooper Hewitt Museum in New York Ci

Help in your backyard

Here’s my latest article on McKnight’s Long-Term Care News: Help in your backyard Amy Gotwals, the Chief of Public Policy and External Affairs at the National Association of Area Agencies on Aging

Self-disclosure: What your staff needs to know about revealing personal information to residents

Here’s my latest article on McKnight’s Long-Term Care News: Self-disclosure: What your staff needs to know about revealing personal information to residents As “Eileen” suggested in the commen

Paw-some Dogs - Younger onset dementia assistance dogs

Thank you to Weekend The Today Show on the Nine Network. This aired on Sunday 2 October 2017 to support the launch of a fabulous resarch project. You can read more and watch another video here http:/

Thomas Put On The Wrong Shoes - Signs of Dementia - 1800 100 500

Alzheimer’s Australia Vic is the charity and peak body for dementia and related services and provides education, support, advocacy and information for Victorians living with all forms of dementia,

Milly Looks For Her Bone - Signs of Dementia - Call 1800 100 500

Alzheimer’s Australia Vic is the charity and peak body for dementia and related services and provides education, support, advocacy and information for Victorians living with all forms of dementia,

Sam Feels a Bit Left Out - Signs of Dementia - Call 1800 100 500

Alzheimer’s Australia Vic is the charity and peak body for dementia and related services and provides education, support, advocacy and information for Victorians living with all forms of dementia,

You Are Not Alone, Dementia Awareness Month 2017

This September, Australians are being encouraged to find out more about dementia during Dementia Awareness Month, to elevate awareness about dementia and the impact on people living with dementia and

Thomas Put On The Wrong Shoes - Signs of Dementia

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Milly Looks For Her Bone - Signs of Dementia

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Sam Feels a Bit Left Out - Signs of Dementia

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You Are Not Alone in Dementia - A Weekend to Remember, Filipinos Living With Memory Loss

A film made in 2010 to assist Filipinos in our community who are carers or living with dementia. Even though it may be a little dated, the sentiments are the same and more importantly, our National D

Shaping Montessori - Introduction

Aim:The aim of the workshop is to support people with dementia to engage in purposeful activity using a Montessori approach to engagement.Workshop overview:This workshop introduces you to the key Mon

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Signpost Agedcare Services director Margaret Harrison is interviewed Melbourne TV host Derryn Hinch about Australian aged care services, elderly care placeme...

Signpost Aged Care Services An Aged Care Service Melbourne Australia

Signpost Agedcare Services director Margaret Harrison is interviewed Melbourne TV host Derryn Hinch about Australian aged care services, elderly care placement, getting aged care advice and best prac

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