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Education and training resources that support approaches to ageing well and maximising independence.

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Well for Life – A healthy approach to ageing

This booklet is for older people who want to follow a healthy approach to ageing in their everyday lives. In Australia the number of people over 65 is growing quickly. Many people lead full and productive lives well into their.....view more

- Victoria State Government (1/11/2015)

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Wellness & Reablement in Practice: A training and learning guide

This guide has been developed for use by frontline staff delivering the Commonwealth Home Support Programme (CHSP). Wellness and reablement is a key focus of CHSP and a reportable requirement of service delivery. This guide: 1. Defines wellness and reablement.....view more

- SA Collaborative Projects (10/08/2020)

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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 Approach to Community Home Care (A Community West & WA HACC Initiative)

This booklet was developed: – To assist HACC funded providers to understand the principles underpinning the Wellness Approach to Home & Community Care in Western Australia; and – To inform providers of key factors that will assist them in the.....view more

- Community West & WA HACC (1/06/2018)

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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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Wellness Workbook for Savvy Seniors

This workbook is designed to help you think about your own wellness – what you already do (your daily routines, habits and valued life roles and activities), what else you can do or learn to do, and what type of.....view more

- Northern Collaborative Project and Northern Community Seniors Ambassadors (1/10/2019)

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What works to promote emotional wellbeing in older people: A guide for aged care staff working in community or residential care settings

Produced by Beyond Blue, this booklet covers a range of interventions that can be used to promote emotional wellbeing or to help people with anxiety or depression. It summarises the strength of evidence for each intervention and gives case studies.....view more

- Yvonne Wells, with Sunil Bhar, Glynda Kinsella, Catherine Kowalski, Monika Merkes, Allison Patchett & Barbara Salzmann, Karen Teshuva and John van Holsteyn (1/01/2014)

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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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