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Managing aggression in dementia patients

Managing aggression in dementia patients

Managing aggression in dementia patients - Sage Institute of Aged CareDementia sufferers experience many changes in behaviour as their condition worsens, and this may include aggressive behaviour.  Dementia aggression can manifest in different ways, such as verbal abuse, damaging property or even physically abusing others.

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Nutrition for the elderly: study highlights a lack of calcium rich food for aged care residents

Nutrition for the elderly: study highlights a lack of calcium rich food for aged care residents

Elderly people in aged care are reportedly consuming only one serve of dairy per day, which is far less than the four serves required for recommended calcium intake – not to mention protein intake. Addressing this issue is vital as protein and calcium deficiency can have serious consequences for an elderly person’s health.

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Raising standards: let’s give them the best we’ve got.

Raising standards: let’s give them the best we’ve got.

Sage Human Resources and Marketing Director, Vicki Richardson, shares her personal story regarding her mother’s aged care journey and tells us why she’s so passionate about turning the industry on its head…

“I can’t believe my children did this to me” are words that no daughter wants to hear when putting a

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