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Check in on your loved ones

The festive season brings people together in celebration of the holidays and the pending new year. It is a time of generosity and opportunity to offer a helping hand to your loved ones. While visiting your elderly relatives or friends, it is important to take note of any changes in wellbeing or living standards. A messy house, empty fridge or... Read More

by katie , 1 week ago

Health, Newsfeed

Check in on your loved ones

The festive season brings people together in celebration of the holidays and the pending new year. It is a time of generosity and opportunity to offer a helping hand to your loved ones. While visiting your elderly relatives or friends, it is important to take note of any changes in wellbeing or living standards. A messy house, empty fridge or... Read More

by katie , 1 week ago

Health, Local Sports Club news, Newsfeed, School News

Sibling Swim Stars Shine at Grovely!

Brother and Sister duo, Keira and Ethan Heiner, swimming talents shone at the recent Grovely State School Swimming Carnival. The pair won all their races, as well as the Medley and Gift Race to be awarded the  Medal for individual Age Champions.  Overall a great day was had by all students with Dawson House winning the overall points at the... Read More

by katie , 2 weeks ago

FEATURED, Health, Newsfeed

Wrapped in White Against Domestic Violence

On Friday 20th November 2020, White Ribbon Queensland urges every household to tie a white ribbon on their letterbox to raise awareness against domestic violence. With 1 in 3 Australian women at risk of being a victim of domestic violence in their lifetime, the White Ribbon campaign aims to visibly raise awareness of this operant conditioning within our society. According... Read More

by katie , 4 weeks ago

Health, Newsfeed

How to start talking about mental health

We all know that tending to our mental health is equally as important as our physical health.  For many older Australians, depression and feelings of isolation or loneliness can be common. More likely to experience physical illness or personal loss, our elderly loved ones sometimes find themselves struggling to ask for help. I encourage everyone to check in with their... Read More

by katie , 1 month ago

FEATURED, Health, Newsfeed

Boost in health care treatment options for Brisbane’s north

North West Private Hospital has completed its $55 million expansion after reaching capacity in 2019. The expansion, which caters for the ongoing population boom on Brisbane’s northside, will enable more complex procedures with new technological support.  The redevelopment will vastly increase the hospital’s capacity  –  from 101 to 150 beds, enlarging the infusion / oncology service from six to 10... Read More

by katie , 1 month ago

Health, Newsfeed, Uncategorized

Thriving Through Isolation

Social Isolation during a pandemic is about keeping you and the community physically safe, yet mental health during isolation can easily suffer. It’s as if the world has changed overnight, and we’ve all been forced to adjust to a new world of government restrictions, masks, sanitizer, and quarantine. But the problem is this: Human beings have long operated in communities... Read More

by katie , 3 months ago

Health, Newsfeed

Working from home – a pain in the neck?

Neck pain is an extremely common complaint among desk workers and at Keperra Physiotherapy Clinic they have seen a large increase in neck pain and headaches with the move to working from home during COVID.   Much of this is neck pain is associated with workstation set-up and a change in daily routine with zoom meetings meaning workers are moving... Read More

by katie , 3 months ago

Health, Newsfeed

Local physio will have you performing at your peak

Rohan Davies and Kate Macdermid are at the core of Northside Sports Medicine and hold an expansive 35+ years of Physiotherapy experience between them. That’s not bad in a profession where the average career spans only 7 years!  Rohan and Kate are passionate about helping people achieve their best, whether they are looking to improve activity levels, or to recover... Read More

by katie , 3 months ago

Health, Newsfeed

Signs your elderly relative is no longer safe living alone

Sudden changes in behaviour may be a sign your elderly relative is no longer safe living alone. Little signs may indicate your elderly relative needs more support to remain independent and healthy at home. 1. Weight loss Weight loss is common as we age, but sudden changes in weight can be a sign that your elderly relative is not eating... Read More

by katie , 3 months ago

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