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Amana Living Launches End of Life Companion Project

An initiative to reduce the number of older people in residential aged care dying alone has launched in Perth.

Amana Living has created the ‘No One Dies Alone Companion’ (NODAC) project which will see the organisation recruit 12 volunteers for a pilot. The project will start at Lady McCusker Home in Duncraig where around 10 per cent of residents died alone or with little family support in the last six months. 

Half price aged, home and community, allied health and disability care training in 2020

If you’ve always wanted a career in the care industry but the cost of training has been a barrier, now is the time to act.

The WA State Government has introduced the ‘Lower Fees, Local Skills’ initiative which will see aged, home and community, allied health and disability care course fees slashed. It’s also a great time to boost existing skills thanks to the fee reductions.

New State Government programs for WA Aged Care & Disability Service Providers

Amana Living Training Institute to offer increased training opportunities in aged care and disability services

From 1 July 2019 WA aged care and disability service providers can access new funding to help upskill and train their workforce and identify recruits thanks to two new initiatives from the Western Australian Government.

WA GOVERNOR OPENS NEW AGED CARE TRAINING INSTITUTE

The next generation of people coming into aged care are in safe hands with the official opening of the Amana Living Training Institute (ALTI) in Rivervale by Her Excellency the Honourable Kerry Sanderson AC Governor of Western Australia.

The Amana Living Training Institute will help meet the training needs of the aged care sector which has seen the number of jobs more than double year on year.

Short-Term Restorative Care for Older People

Older West Australians who need intensive support to help them remain living in their own home can now access a Short-Term Restorative Care program.

Amana Living is one of three Perth aged care providers approved to deliver the Government’s Short-Term Restorative Care program, providing a range of health-related services to stabilise a decline in mental and physical abilities, such as a deterioration in mobility. This decline may inhibit an older person’s ability to complete every day activities.

Give The Gift Of Music To People Living With Dementia

Support the Tune into Life expansion

In 2016 we piloted an innovative music program called Tune into Life to help people with dementia reconnect with deep memories and their loved ones. 

The clients who took part in the pilot were happier and enjoyed better relationships with our staff, as well as their loved ones, through listening to music together.    

Now, we want to expand the program to all our care centres in Perth and have created the Tune into Life iPod Drive to support the program’s expansion. 

We need your help. 

New Package Launched To Fill Home Care Gap

New Package Launched To Fill Home Care Gap

Older people waiting for a Commonwealth Government home care package can now access new support, thanks to Amana Living.

Currently older people can experience a delay of a few months between an ACAT assessment and the Commonwealth Government allocating a home care package. This can leave people without much needed support.     

Amana Living’s Value Interim Package provides five hours of home care per week for services such as personal care, domestic assistance and meal preparation.

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