Why are public toilets so hard to find and often challenging to use? It's a topic few people want to talk about but one that is vital to the dignity of many older people and people living with dementia.

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Agnes Houston, who was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease over nine years ago expected issues to occur with her memory but not the challenges to her senses that she experienced. When speaking to others with dementia, she soon realised that she was not alone with many others experiencing changes to the senses that no one had prepared them for or discussed with them how to live a positive life with the changes.

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A toolkit drawn from experience – a project called Encouraging Best Practice in Residential Aged Care: Reducing behaviours of concern in residential aged care by working with staff, families and the physical environment.

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With patience and understanding you can make a great difference in the quality of life of anyone living with dementia. Spending time with a friend or family member with dementia can be a wonderful time, but it’s also a challenge. We hope these tips will make your time together more enjoyable and rewarding.

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This is HammondCare's research report for 2016. Thirteen of the 76 projects were new in 2016, and the breadth of projects is impressive, ranging from evaluating the most appropriate medications for symptom control, to understanding and dealing with distress and planning for the future. The focus on the spiritual aspects of care highlights the mission of HammondCare.

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