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New Northern Beaches Hospital opens

Hello Care Workers and Clients,

The BRAND NEW Northern Beaches hospital at Frenchs Forest opens at 7am on Tuesday, 30 October 2018. You need to read the letter below in case you have to manage an emergency or take a client to the hospital or visit a client already in hospital.

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Diabetes doubled my Dementia Risk – 3 things I wish I had known 10 years ago

Hello Daughterly Care Caregivers, and clients and families of our clients,I want to share some important information with you that I wish I had known 10 years ago. I hope that it will help you and your family avoid doubling your chances of being diagnosed with dementia.

Decades of a sedentary lifestyle with little […]

Dehydration In The Elderly – Strategies For Prevention And Management

Elders are at greater risk of dehydration because their kidney and other digestive organs have slowed, therefore they’re absorption of nutrients deprive them of being hydrated adequately.

Dehydration can be expressed by feelings of thirst or hunger, which can be triggered by certain medications, illnesses or injuries.

When you breathe, sweat, urinate and pass a bowel […]

Elders home safety and falls prevention

Elderly in Home Care safety can be a big issue if you don’t know the dangers and how to prevent falls.

Can you see all 14 safety problems in this image? A lot of these safety hazards could very easily cause someone to have a fall. So let’s take a closer look at the dangers this […]

How to manage Osteoporosis

Preventing falls is vitally important for Elders, as well as keeping bones strong.

Managing Osteoporosis can be achieved in a number of ways. Increasing your calcium intake helps to compensate for the calcium bleaching in the bones. Vitamin D helps to absorb the calcium, while the correct type of exercise helps to build bone […]

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