Shaynna Blaze, on her mother's dementia diagnosis
HelloCare's CEO Lauren Todorovic spoke to Shaynna Blaze, interior designer and a judge on The Block, about her own family connection to dementia and about design features that can improve the lives of people living with dementia. Ms Blaze was a member of Dementia Australia's panel for Dementia Action Week....
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By Benedict Sheehy, University of Canberra.
British health-care conglomerate Bupa runs more nursing homes in Australia than anyone else. We now know its record in meeting basic standards of care is also worse than any other provider.
This is more than a now familiar story of a corporation putting profits or shareholders before customers. It is also about another abysmal design failure in regulation.
Health care is meant to be one of our most regulated sectors. In this case, Bupa’s facilities...
“What are people living with dementia really telling you?” with Wendy Hall, Consultant, Dementia Centre creating awareness during Dementia Action Week.
“Always put yourself in others' shoes. If you feel that it hurts you, it probably hurts the other person, too.”
Wendy asks us to stop and consider what it would be like to live with dementia and provides insight into how we can better connect and adapt to their frustrations and unmet needs....