Dementia care standard will be deemed criminal within a generation

BOSTON: Current dementia care standards, which embrace restraint, chemical coshing and locked environments, will be outlawed within 10 years.

Every generation practices some form of social care management which subsequent generations weave into the criminal sanctions code.

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Aged care compounds becoming soft crime targets

HOUSTON: Retirement communities and skilled nursing homes imply a level of elevated safety in their commercial pitch to prospective customers.

But evidence is mounting that age-apartheid compounds are increasingly becoming soft crime targets and the care sector is trashing its reputation by doing nothing to effectively Read More »

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Dementia choir changing lives for the better through song and friendship

CANBERRA: Canberra’s first dementia-friendly choir is making a positive difference in the lives of people living with the disease, as well as their partners and carers.

The Alchemy Chorus was jointly created by conductor Brian Triglone and the charity Alzheimer’s Australia late last year.

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Seniors housing developers compete for Global Award

NEW YORK: The thirty fifth entry for the seniors housing Global Awards 2017 has been received.

Peachland’s tallest building will be a five-storey seniors’ housing complex.

The town of Peachland will continue to own the land, with funding for the $10-million project coming from the provincial Read More »

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