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What if we could reverse dementia?

What if we could reverse dementia?

What if it were possible to reverse the effects of dementia? What would a world look like for the aged if scientists were able to undo the adverse effects of this disease on their brain? And what if we could use this treatment to prevent people with a predisposition to dementia from experiencing the full…

New Career? Now is the time to study Aged Care

New Career? Now is the time to study Aged Care

Looking for a new career? You’re not alone. With some estimates reporting that up to two million people could be out of work in Australia due to social distancing measures, the effects of COVID-19 will have far reaching consequences for everyone. If the projected unemployment rate does reach 15%, this will be the worst since…

Government Funded Aged Care Courses – Are You Eligible?

Government Funded Aged Care Courses – Are You Eligible?

Interested in studying aged care? Like the idea of becoming a Personal Care Assistant (PCA)? Or maybe you’d like to become a Disability Officer or Diversional Therapy Assistant? If this is you, then you’re not alone. Aged care is becoming one of Australia’s fastest growing industries with strong demand for qualified Personal Care Assistants continually on…

The Future of Aged Care: Intergenerational Programs?

The Future of Aged Care: Intergenerational Programs?

In recent decades, many countries have undertaken social experiments seeking to improve quality of life for the elderly, with varying levels of success. These include dementia-specific care homes that more closely resemble the Truman Show than an aged care facility some that co-house seniors with tertiary students, and others with central services such as supermarkets,…