Adventures within the home

Our Central Park aged care home (Windsor, VIC) has recently introduced the Oculus Go Virtual Reality device to the residents in our specialised environment for those living with dementia.

So far, the residents have loved being able to go on adventures such as forest walks without leaving the comfort of the home, and the technology has been found to have a very calming effect on those who have given it a go.

The next step is to introduce the meditative function of the technology to help those who can become quite agitated or distressed due to their respective condition.

 

Recent stories

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...

Read more
The Japara senior team outside new development Japara Newport aged care home

Topping out ceremony celebrations at Japara Newport

The topping out ceremony was held recently at Japara’s latest aged care home development in Newport, Victoria. The ev...

Read more

Flu Vaccination Information

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

Read more