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Latest news & articles

Brightwater’s Research into Dementia

Brightwater's Research Centre uncovers solutions that make a real difference to people’s lives, including people living with Dementia.

Brightwater’s Specialist Dementia Care Program celebrates 1 year anniversary

Brightwater officially opened to the doors to first trial of the Federal Government’s Specialist Dementia Care Program (SDCP) one year ago.

Brightwater CEO appointed to expert Advisory Panel

Brightwater CEO has been appointed to the DAACM expert Advisory Panel

Annie turns 100!

Introducing Perth's newest centenarian

Why spiritual care is important in aged care

Spirituality is bigger than religion

Scholarships announced at Annual General Meeting

We are proud to award two scholarships to three staff members

6 tips for a better night’s sleep

Everything just works better when you're sleeping well

4 ways that friendship enriches your life

Why friends are so vital for our wellbeing

Increased independence and reduced cost of care for people with brain injury

Collaborative research project with ICWA

6 reasons to keep reading books

Do yourself a favour and find a real page-turner!

Brain injury recovery the focus of new scholarship

Supporting the transition from rehabilitation to home

Spring cleaning tips for seniors

It's time for your annual cleaning spree!

5 fall prevention tips for seniors

Just one bad fall can set off a domino effect

21 things you're never too old for

Colouring books, Christmas, 'crazy' hair and more!

What does an NDIS Support Coordinator do?

A partner to help you breathe life into your NDIS Plan

10 simple stress relief remedies

What to do when a stress ball just won't cut it

A collaborative approach to rehabilitation

Working together to strengthen our model of care

When is it time to downsize?

5 signs it might be time to make the move

Why gardening is so good for you

With benefits like stress relief and better hand strength, don't even think about neglecting your green thumb!

5 big benefits of creative expression

Creativity isn't just for kids and 'artsy' types

16 positive quotes about ageing

Some of our favourite words of wisdom

Brains behind Brightwater present at ASSBI

Staff show their strength in brain injury research

Handy apps for seniors and people with disabilities

There's an app for that!

6 health benefits of laughter

Is laughter really the best medicine?

10 tips for better brain health

For Brain Awareness Week, we're highlighting what you can do to maximise your health up there.

5 reasons to keep walking as you get older

Keeping the body active maximises your ability to do everyday tasks in later life

Home safety tips for seniors

A few small changes around the house can really reduce the risk of accidents and falls

4 reasons why pets are so good for our wellbeing

Pets make the perfect companion

What is respite care for seniors (and where to find it)

Everyone deserves a break every now and then

6 home care services you didn’t know you could get

There's more to home care than housework

5 things to consider when choosing a retirement village

Downsizing?

Celebrating Christmas with ageing parents

Make meaningful memories this holiday season

What support does the NDIS cover?

Find out services can be accessed with NDIS funding

6 reasons why music improves wellbeing

Music makes us feel good, but have you ever wondered why?

Counting the cost of dementia

New national research shows it costs around $88,000 a year to provide health and residential care