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What is dementia?

Dementia is not one specific disease, but rather a collection of symptoms caused by any number of conditions that affect the brain. People living with dementia can experience changes in their thinking, behaviour and the ability to perform everyday tasks.

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How to live well with dementia.

A diagnosis of dementia is a life changing event for a person as well as their friends and family. Dementia can affect all aspects of a person’s life, but it does not mean you have to stop doing the things you love.

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‘Sundowning’ in a person with dementia

‘Sundowning’ is a term used to describe a pattern of deterioration that can occur to a person living with Dementia over the course of a day. This means that people with various forms of dementia including Alzheimer’s disease are often found to be at their emotional best at earlier points in the day.

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Staying active while living with dementia.

As humans we all enjoy a sense of purpose and the ability to enjoy ourselves during the day. It is no different for a person who is living with dementia. We still need to ensure that happiness and motivation are a part of life.

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What is a Home Care Package Agreement?

All Home Care Packages are required by law to have a Home Care Agreement between the provider and the consumer. The Care Agreement sets out a number of key elements about how the Home Care Package will be delivered.

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What's life like with Better Living Homecare?

Want to switch Providers? With us it's easy!

We make it seamless for clients to switch to Better Living Homecare. We take over the process for you and coordinate with your previous provider to ensure continuity of care. If you’re interested in keeping your care workers we will do our best to make that happen.

Want to learn how to make the switch?

Still researching? Here's the perfect guide for you.

In this free e-book you’ll discover some of the ways to better maximise the value of your Home Care Package. Whether you have a package and are thinking of switching providers, have a new Home Care Package, are waiting or are thinking of applying, this guide will help you on your journey.

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