Articles on Nursing Care

Dementia care residents need understanding and respect

It’s crucial that dementia care residents are treated with respect and understanding and made to feel like they’re a unique and valuable human being. Untrained …

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Living in a Care Home

Choosing the right care home to suit your personal needs is essential to your happiness. This is why you should seek care home advice …

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The new meaning of retirement

Retirement has a different meaning than it did years ago… The word ‘retirement’ doesn’t mean what it used to.  Retirement is no longer all …

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Avoid these common nursing home decorating mistakes

Are you responsible for helping a loved one move into a nursing home? Fear not, Senior Service is here to help you make your loved …

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Assisted living versus living in a Lifestyle Village

Assisted Living Assisted living communities are for persons who need help with daily living activities but do not require nursing home care. Typically …

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How to determine if your loved one needs nursing care

Nursing homes are facilities for seniors in need of 24-hour care. They also provide many of the care options offered in other senior …

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Four things to consider when looking for an old age home

Entrusting a loved one to an old age home is not easy. But if you do your homework well, it will make your …

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What else to look for in a care home

The type of care that is best for you will depend on your individual circumstances. You might need help because you have had …

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Thembalami Frail Care Centre needs fund raising for lifts

Otis Elevator Company is helping give the Thembalami Frail Care Centre a lift. The Rand Aid Association-run frail care centre looks after senior …

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Ron Smith frail care residents enjoy their new personal noticeboards

Charlene van Zyl is an Occupational Therapist at Rand Aid-run Ron Smith Frail Care Centre. She’s an advocate of the centre’s philosophy for personalised care. Bringing …

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