Today we celebrate every caring aged care employee in Australia

Today is a day to thank, honour, recognise and celebrate the hundreds of thousands of people who work in the aged care industry across Australia. Aged Care Employee Day is designed to celebrate each and every team member involved in the journey of caring for people who receive aged care services– from the nurses and care workers, to the cooks and hospitality teams, to the drivers, cleaners and laundry employees, to the volunteers, to the leisure and lifestyle officers and administration teams.

The benefits of pet therapy

The Benefits of Pet Therapy for People Living with Dementia

The Benefits of Pet Therapy for People Living with Dementia You’ve probably seen plenty of seeing-eye dogs and other service dogs over the years. But did you know that animals can also be hugely beneficial for people living with dementia? Pet therapy is now being integrated into many dementia care strategies for this reason, so read on to learn about how this type of therapy works, and why it’s so beneficial.