Driver’s seat of Life – the Importance of Independence

Driver’s seat of Life – the Importance of Independence

Maintaining independence, social connection, choice and control. These are a few common words and phrases that we hear a lot when talking about ageing and aged care. There are many more, but the focus of this story in light of mental health week and month is ‘What...
Helping your clients identify meaningful goals

Helping your clients identify meaningful goals

One of the clearly defined goals of the aged care reforms is for people to remain active participants of their community. There are clearly both social and economic benefits to keeping elders within the social structure of any community. Elders have the time to devote...
Different, Not Wrong

Different, Not Wrong

Recently we visited friends in Europe. One of the best, but hardest things about travelling overseas is that they do things differently. For a start, they drive on the opposite side of the road, they have different shop opening hours, celebrate different holidays and...