03 October 2023
Preventing falls in the elderly through improved balance
Preventing falls in the elderly is a crucial aspect of ensuring their well-being and maintaining a high quality of life during their later years. Falls can have severe consequences for older individuals, often leading to injuries, reduced mobility, and a decline in overall health. As seniors may experience changes in balance, vision, and muscle strength, implementing targeted strategies becomes essential in mitigating the risk of falls.
24 October 2023
Dementia can happen to anybody, but the risk increases with age. It depends on a combination of age, genes, health and lifestyle. Dementia is not a normal part of ageing. The majority of dementia is not inherited by children and grandchildren. In rarer types of dementia there may be a strong genetic link, but these are only a tiny proportion of overall cases of dementia.
08 November 2023
Palliative Care Guide
Palliative care helps people live their life as fully and as comfortably as possible when living with a life-limiting or terminal illness. A palliative approach to care may be delivered by doctors, nurses, allied health professionals, volunteers and carers.
30 June 2023
Estia Health Chef Masterclasses
Our Masterclasses are part of Estia Health’s ongoing commitment to education, positive workplace culture, professional development and ensuring that our residents continue to enjoy tasty, healthy, nutritious meals.
20 June 2023
What is the role of a Registered Nurse in Aged Care?
A Registered Nurse (RN) in Aged Care has typically undertaken a minimum of a three-year degree at university and is a member of the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).
30 May 2023
Five stages of palliative care
The focus of palliative care is managing symptoms and providing comfort and assistance. This includes help with emotional and mental health, spiritual and social needs.