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Respite care: the benefits of short-term aged care support

When we think of the terms “aged care” or “nursing home”, we typically picture a permanent state of affairs; one...

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Flu Vaccination Information

Here are some important updates from the Australian Government regarding the flu vaccination, and how they will affect t...

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Important Novel Coronavirus Information

Updated 14 September 2020 Japara always prioritises the care and safety of residents and staff. The spread of corona...

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The importance of hydration in elderly care

With the summer in full bloom and the evenings getting longer, it can be tempting to while away long days in the sunshin...

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Animal Assisted Therapy in aged care

What is animal therapy? Animal Assisted Therapy (AAT), also known as animal therapy or pet therapy, involves tapping in...

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Giving back: benefits of volunteering in aged care

Volunteering in a residential aged care home can be a truly rewarding experience for both the residents and volunteers, ...

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