Enabling Edie: dementia training for staff at Andrew Kerr Care

  • 02/07/2019

EDIE is an immersive workshop facilitated by Dementia Australia that enables participants to see the world through the eyes of a person living with dementia. Utilising virtual reality technology, the…

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“I’m on top of the world.”

  • 26/06/2019

Naomi shares her living, community and care moments with Angelia Dixon, CEO at Andrew Kerr Care. 

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Mornington centenarian is Merrie by name and merry by nature

  • 25/06/2019

There’s no wiping the smile off this centenarian’s face. As the man himself said: “Put it this way — my name is Merrie and I was born that way.” Doug…

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Diabetes and 6 myth busters!

  • 25/06/2019

Diabetes is a serious complex condition which can affect the entire body. Diabetes requires daily self-care and if complications develop, diabetes can have a significant impact on the quality of life and…

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“We met at an ice skating rink.”

  • 25/06/2019

Jo shares her living, community and care moments with Angelia Dixon, CEO at Andrew Kerr Care. 

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Living with PTSD

  • 18/06/2019

Unfortunately, some of us may encounter a traumatic experience that threatens the life or safety of ourselves or others. Many people have a very strong reaction to these extreme and distressing events. Feelings of fear, sadness, anger,…

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She’ll be apples, mate!

  • 18/06/2019

When it comes to our health, Australians can be a little dismissive. “She’ll be Apples, mate!” was made popular during the 1920s and implied that everything will be alright.   While this stoic attitude may…

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“To me, it felt like home.”

  • 18/06/2019

Heather shares her living, community and care moments with Angelia Dixon, CEO at Andrew Kerr Care.  Where did you grow up Heather? In Meeniyan, in the country between Leongatha and Foster in…

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5 tips for great winter nutrition

  • 18/06/2019

Help boost your immune system with these top 5 tips from Andrew Kerr Care to combat the chilly weather on the peninsula.  Do you make soup at home? Home-made soup with lots of vegetables that are in season…

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Aged care centre honours namesake

  • 18/06/2019

This article first appeared on the front page of the Mornington News (Tuesday 17 July 2018). From the article: Friday 20 July marks the 102 anniversary of the death of…

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