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The Relationship between Physical Health and Psychological Well-Being among Oldest-Old Adults

The purpose of this study was to evaluate the relationship between physical health and psychological well-being among oldest-old adults. Structural equation modeling was performed to examine health influences on psychological well-being among 306 octogenarians and centenarians from the Georgia Centenarian.....view more

- Jinmyoung Cho, Peter Martin, Jennifer Margrett, Maurice MacDonald, & Leonard W. Poon (5/06/2011)

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Wellness and Reablement

Wellness and Reablement overview presented by Tony Speirs at the LASA ….

- Leading Age Services Australia (LASA) & Troy Speirs (1/01/2014)

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Wellness in Older Adults: A Concept Analysis

The purpose of this paper is to examine the concept of wellness as it relates to older adults and geriatric nursing using Rodger’s evolutionary perspective (1989). The evolutionary method was chosen as its analytic philosophical base is grounded in dynamism.....view more

- Siobhan McMahon & Julie Fleury (1/03/2012)

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Working towards evidence-based reablement approaches across aged care services

AAG held a workshop on the topic of reablement in November 2018 at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre.  The aim was to stimulate thinking about what reablement and wellness mean in aged care, and whether there are different training.....view more

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

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Real Care The Second Time Round – About Me (For Forgotten Australians/Care Leavers)

A group known as Forgotten Australians has been identified as having many challenges as they face the possibility of aged care. Forgotten Australians represent the 500,000 children that were placed into institutional and out-of-home care in Australia in the last.....view more

- Meg Schwarz, Project Officer, Helping Hand Aged Care (01/05/2021)

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KeepAble

Compiled by a team of dedicated professionals, KeepAble is an online collaborative hub for practical content that supports home and community care providers (including CHSP) to deliver wellness and reablement approaches. These insights and ideas aim to assist providers to.....view more

- Independent Living Assessment (ILA) Inc. (01/01/2021)

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Experiencing burnout? Here’s what to do about it

If two years of rolling COVID-19 lockdowns and disruptions have left you feeling like you’re reaching the limits of your ability to cope, take heart: you’re not alone. Burnout encompasses a wide range of symptoms, including low energy, motivation or.....view more

- Black Dog Institute (2022)

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Trauma Training – Working with aged care clients who experienced childhood trauma in ‘care’

The on-line course is an introduction to understanding the impacts of childhood trauma for people now entering aged care. It focuses on the experiences of Forgotten Australians, Stolen Generations, Former Child Migrants and people affected by forced adoption. The self-paced.....view more

- Helping Hand (2021)

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