Author Archives: Jake Borg

ALERT: Older Australians Living with Dementia Need More Exercise!

Australians living with dementia in residential aged-care facilities (RACF) experience not only cognitive decline, but also changes in emotional control, social behaviour and physical function. Up to 52% of residents in RACF has a diagnosis of dementia. Although benefits of exercise for elderly with dementia is well documented in research literature, current policy and funding […]

Aged-care Physiotherapist WANTED – Northern & Western Suburbs, Melboume

About ProActive Care: Are you looking for meaningful and rewarding career in one of the fastest growing industries? We are looking for an experienced physiotherapist to join our team of dedicated professionals passionate about improving the health and wellbeing of our seniors. Our team at ProActive Care provides high-quality, personable, onsite physiotherapy services for residents […]

Use of Hip Protectors in Residential Aged-care Facilities

Hip protectors are commonly prescribed in the Residential Aged-care Facilities (RACFs) by doctors, physiotherapist, nurses and other health professions. For many facilities, hip protectors are utilised as ‘first-line of defence’ in prevention of hip fractures and provided to every resident following a fall. However, how much do we really know about hip protectors and its […]