Profile of a Dignified Support Worker

Profile of a Dignified Support Worker

Profile of a Dignified Support Worker Support worker, Pakita Ugoh originally dreamed of being an interior designer.  After undertaking her degree in Interior Design and Decoration, she found she was wanting something more fulfilling and rewarding. When researching...
Preventing Falls

Preventing Falls

The risks of falling increase as we age. In fact, one in three people aged 65 years or older falls each year. The most common injuries that occur due to falls are to the hips and thighs, followed by injuries to the head. Fortunately, you can...
Two Conversations We Should Have

Two Conversations We Should Have

We may not realise it but there are two very important conversations that we often fail to have.  First, there’s the story of our life lived – not just the major milestones, more importantly, those memories that require a little jogging.  The second is the story yet...
What Is A Power Of Attorney?

What Is A Power Of Attorney?

What is a Power Of Attorney?  A power of attorney is appointing a person or persons who have the legal right and responsibility to manage your finances and to make your personal health decisions for you if you are deemed incapable of doing so.   General power of...
Practicing mindfulness for improved wellbeing

Practicing mindfulness for improved wellbeing

As a caregiver practicing mindfulness can have a positive impact on your overall wellbeing. In this article, we will investigate the benefits of practicing mindfulness and how it can reduce stress and increase our ability to focus. What is mindfulness? Mindfulness is...
Compassion fatigue

Compassion fatigue

What is Compassion Fatigue? Compassion fatigue often goes unnoticed when one is focused on the needs of others on a regular basis. As a result, this exhaustion leads to stress that can impact the ability to feel empathy or compassion for others. Sometimes referred to...
The Importance Of Your Occupational Therapist

The Importance Of Your Occupational Therapist

Have you ever wondered what it is an occupational therapist does? What makes their role so important in the lives of an individual who is recovering? Today we speak with Crystal Robertson from Whole Therapy to learn more. What is the role of occupational therapy...
Staying Active From Home

Staying Active From Home

Staying Active From Home Being in isolation or even minimizing our usual social interactions during COVID-19 has seen many of us less physically active than we would usually be. Here are a few ways you can increase your activity from home.   Limited mobility doesn’t...
Planning ahead: the choice is yours

Planning ahead: the choice is yours

Your choice You have dreamed of this holiday for a long time! You have gathered the brochures, researched the region, selected your preferred tourist destinations, and even picked up a few phrases in a new language so that you can fully experience your dream holiday....
Why In-Home Care?

Why In-Home Care?

Care from home an option Many people don’t want to leave the comfort of their family home in the later years of their life. For these individuals, In-home care is a great choice! For others, home is no longer comfortable and they look forward to a new home for a new...