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Effective and proven methods that have shown consistent optimal results with working with older people to maximise their independence.

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Aged Care Quality Standards: examples of spiritual care in action

This five minute video introduces care coordinators and team leaders to ways in which spiritual care can be integrated in to usual care planning. It shows that understanding a person’s spirituality may or may not include a faith connection, and.....view more

- Meaningful Ageing Australia (18/09/2019)

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Aged Care Quality Standards: spirituality is more than religion

Produced by Meaningful Ageing Australia, this three minute video introduces spirituality in the Australian Aged Care Quality Standards, and the idea that spirituality is not confined to religion. Useful for staff in all roles.

- Meaningful Ageing Australia (18/09/2019)

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Better Days – A randomized controlled trial of an internet-based positive psychology intervention

The internet seems promising for delivering interventions to enhance well-being in a normal population. The aim of this study was to test the effects of an internet-based positive psychology intervention targeting gratitude, pleasant activities, strengths, mastery, acts of kindness, optimism,.....view more

- Filip Drozd, Lia Mork, Bettina Nielsen, Sabine Raeder & Cato Alexander Bjørkli (1/04/2014)

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Can We Increase Psychological Well-being? The Effects of Interventions on Psychological Well-Being: A Meta-Analysis of Controlled Trials

There is a rapidly growing interest in psychological well-being (PWB) as outcome of interventions. Ryff developed theory-based indicators of PWB that are consistent with a eudaimonic perspective of happiness. Numerous interventions have been developed with the aim to increase PWB......view more

- Laura A. Weiss, Gerben J. Westerhof, & Ernst T. Bohlmeijer (21/06/2016)

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Clever Solutions for Savvy Seniors – Resource Manual

Produced by the Northern Seniors Community Ambassadors, this resource is a practical guide with information on the most efficient and safest way to undertake everyday tasks by seniors, often with the aid of assistive technology. Assistive technology may be classified.....view more

- Northern Collaborative Project and Northern Seniors Community Ambassadors (9/01/2019)

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Decade of healthy ageing: baseline report

The Baseline Report for the Decade of Healthy Ageing 2021?2030 addresses five issues: 1. Introduces Healthy Ageing, the Decade’s actions and enablers, and a pathway to accelerate impact by 2030. 2. Where are we in 2020? The report provides a.....view more

- World Health Organisation (1/01/2020)

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Australian Association of Gerontology (AAG) – Fact sheet 2 – Australian approaches to reablement in the home support and care program

This Fact Sheet has been developed by the Australian Association of Gerontology (AAG) with the support of the Expert Reference Group for the AAG Reablement Project 2017-19 (1). The aim is to provide a summary of current reablement approaches for.....view more

- Australian Association of Gerontology (AAG) (1/06/2019)

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Australian Association of Gerontology (AAG) – Fact sheet 4 – list of published evidence on reablement approaches

This Fact Sheet has been developed by the Australian Association of Gerontology (AAG) with the support of the Expert Reference Group for the AAG Reablement Project 2017-19 1. The aim is to provide a list and brief summaries of the.....view more

- Australian Association of Gerontology (AAG) (1/06/2019)

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