Topic "Aged" in Karen - total 11 documentsTitle: Aged care services
Summary: Learn about the health and lifestyle issues that we face as we grow older. As we start to rely more on other people, what responsibilities do we take on? Find out more about the kinds of services and support that are in place for older people and their carers.
Title: Aged care signage
Summary: The Aged Care Signage will assist residents in aged care facilities navigate their way around their home or service. Signs such as 'kitchen', 'dining room', 'keep out', 'danger', and 'this way to the garden', will help improve communication with residents/clients and minimise confusion.
Title: Carers, caring and respite care services
Summary: This translated video describes the critical role of carers in Victoria’s health system. The video outlines that there are financial and support services available to carers, encourages the understanding of changes involved in caring and how to plan for those changes, and provides practical advice about how to manage appointments and medication as well as challenging behaviours and communication.
Title: Communication cards
Summary: The Communication Cards depict a wide range of daily activities and situations and can be used to prompt discussion, assist with directions, clarify a client’s needs, etc. The Communication Cards cover themes such as: Food / Drink / Meals Religion / Spirituality Medical / Health Specialists Personal Care Sleep TV / Recreation Feelings / Pain Mobility Aids
Title: Coronavirus (COVID-19) - Help for older Australians
Summary: This fact sheet provides information on the Older Persons COVID-19 Support Line and the Community Visitors Scheme
Title: Coronavirus (COVID-19) It's ok to have home care
Summary: This fact sheet explains what necessary measures aged care workers are taking before entering your home to ensure you stay safe. It also outlines the things you can do to protect you from getting ill.
Title: Grief and trauma support for those impacted by COVID-19 in the aged care sector
Summary: This fact sheet, in English, provides useful information about grief and trauma support services for those impacted by COVID-19 in the aged care sector. The services are available for residential aged care residents, home care recipients, their loved ones and aged care staff.
Title: Nocturia - going to the toilet at night
Summary: This translated document describes what nocturia is and its causes, which include (but are not limited to) heart problems, kidney problems, and diabetes (type 1 and 2). It also covers issues with lowering intake of liquids, what a person should do and how it can be treated.
Title: Older persons COVID-19 support line 1800 237 981
Summary: You can call OPAN on 1800 237 981 between 6am-10pm, 7 days a week to talk about any issues or concerns you have in relation to COVID-19 or if you need help engaging with your aged care provider.
Title: Older People’s Mental Health Service
Summary: Information brochure about the Older People's Mental Health Service in the Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District.
Title: Say NO to abuse!
Summary: This brochure explains what elder abuse is including physical-, financial-, emotional and sexual abuse.It also lists the signs of abuse, risk factors, where it can happen, your rights and where to get help.
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