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Nursing Home vs Home Care
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== SIGs? ==
  
If you start thinking of looking for nursing homes for your elderly loved ones, you might want to think things through again, as perhaps there are some factors you forgot to consider. The fact is, majority of seniors just need a little help in doing their daily activities. They have been with you most of your life in your home, and they almost all the time wish to stay in it.  
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I couldnt find links to the ACL special interest groups.
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I guess a good place is the first page under topics. {{unsigned|Ioan|17 December 2006}}
  
As your relatives get older, they get to a point where they become incapable of caring for themselves. When the time comes, they will need help in doing their everyday tasks. This is also the moment when you decide what you need to do to assist them.
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::I added a link on the main page, under Organizations, departments, ... --[[User:Pdturney|Pdturney]] 09:31, 17 December 2006 (EST)
  
However, you cannot do all the work all the time, as you know you have priorities of your own. You may think sending them to a home may be the best and easiest thing, but it isn’t. Putting them in a nursing facility will only make them feel hopeless and unhappy; the last thing they need right now at that age is to be sent away from their children and grandchildren and be with other old people. It is utterly depressing.  
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I am not sure that's the appropriate section. There is only about two dozens of SIGs, and they are not
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classified geographically like the other organisations. I think they should go straight on the first page,
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because they are an important part of ACL. --[[User:Ioan|Ioan]] 09:53, 17 December 2006 (EST)
  
When you really ponder on it, if they only require assistance in doing their daily endeavors, perhaps availing aged care Sydney services is the right option. They do not actually have to live in a facility; they can have senior services in your home. Carers Sydney will visit your house for a number of hours every day and spend time aiding your parents or grandparents with tasks they can no longer do on their own. Not only will they do that, they will also check up on them to make sure they are in perfect health condition.
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::There's no requirement to classify them geographically like the other organisations. But if you want to put them somewhere else, go ahead. Be bold. --[[User:Pdturney|Pdturney]] 10:27, 17 December 2006 (EST)
  
Elderly home care best suits those who do not require 24-hour assistance and monitoring. Your loved ones may be recovering from a recent operation or maybe a certain illness and they simply want minimum support when taking medication, walking from one place to another, or preparing their meals. Not only will you keep your relatives from being lonely in a secluded facility, you are giving them the independence and freedom to do what they want in the comfort of their own home.
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== Companies? ==
  
Sending them to a nursing home should only be used as a last option. Elderly home care, on the other hand, spells convenience as well as practicality, especially when you are on a tight budget. Nursing homes aren’t exactly cheap, so opting for home care would be better.
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How about a bullet for commercial companies handling NLP tasks?
  
Companion Care is one those [http://www.companioncareservices.com.au Sydney aged care] service providers that offer excellent assistance to the elderly suffering disabilities and illnesses, and practically anyone who is in need of a little support performing certain tasks at home. Based in New South Wales, they give quality service to their unique local community in Gordon.
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::I added "companies" to "Organizations, departments, institutions, groups". By the way, please sign your messages by clicking on the button in edit mode that looks like a signature. The editor automatically expands it to your user name and the current date and time. --[[User:Pdturney|Pdturney]] 08:38, 31 October 2006 (EST)
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== Favicon? ==
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The ACL favicon is not being displayed. Is this on purpose? --[[User:Grano|Grano]] 15:19, 31 October 2006 (EST)
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::It's working now. Thanks for bringing it to our attention. --[[User:Pdturney|Pdturney]] 19:39, 31 October 2006 (EST)

Latest revision as of 05:10, 30 August 2012

SIGs?

I couldnt find links to the ACL special interest groups. I guess a good place is the first page under topics. —The preceding unsigned comment was added by Ioan (talkcontribs) 17 December 2006.

I added a link on the main page, under Organizations, departments, ... --Pdturney 09:31, 17 December 2006 (EST)

I am not sure that's the appropriate section. There is only about two dozens of SIGs, and they are not classified geographically like the other organisations. I think they should go straight on the first page, because they are an important part of ACL. --Ioan 09:53, 17 December 2006 (EST)

There's no requirement to classify them geographically like the other organisations. But if you want to put them somewhere else, go ahead. Be bold. --Pdturney 10:27, 17 December 2006 (EST)

Companies?

How about a bullet for commercial companies handling NLP tasks?

I added "companies" to "Organizations, departments, institutions, groups". By the way, please sign your messages by clicking on the button in edit mode that looks like a signature. The editor automatically expands it to your user name and the current date and time. --Pdturney 08:38, 31 October 2006 (EST)

Favicon?

The ACL favicon is not being displayed. Is this on purpose? --Grano 15:19, 31 October 2006 (EST)

It's working now. Thanks for bringing it to our attention. --Pdturney 19:39, 31 October 2006 (EST)