Information for Carers

Better For Everyone - 03 Family Resource

Better For Everyone - 03 Family Resource

This booklet is for families who have a loved one living in an aged care facility. Each person’s experience of caring for someone with dementia will be different but everyone experiences difficult moments.

Better For Everyone - 02 Staff Resource

Better For Everyone - 02 Staff Resource

This booklet particularly concerns those residents living with dementia when they behave in ways which are upsetting or potentially harmful to you, themselves or others. These are known as behaviours of concern, or challenging behaviours.

Dementia and Sensory Challenges - Dementia can be more than memory

Dementia and Sensory Challenges - Dementia can be more than memory

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.

Music remembers me ($29.95)

Music remembers me ($29.95)

Music remembers me - Connection and wellbeing in dementia brings to life the experience of people living with dementia and their interaction with music through an Australian-first project involving more than 700 aged care residents.

The Pain Book: Finding Hope When it Hurts ($29.95)

The Pain Book: Finding Hope When it Hurts ($29.95)

The Pain Book: Finding hope when it hurts provides an up-to-date overview of how pain works and the best pain treatments now available. Authors Professor Philip Siddall, Rebecca McCabe and Dr Robin Murray have devoted much of their lives to working with people in pain and are lead clinicians in the HammondCare Pain Management Service at Greenwich Hospital.

Don’t give me eggs that bounce ($34.99)

Don’t give me eggs that bounce ($34.99)

Don't give me eggs that bounce: 118 cracking recipes for people with Alzheimer's is a breakthrough cookbook that reclaims the enjoyment of food for many who have missed out for too long, making it wonderfully accessible through innovative recipes and extensive practical knowledge.