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Have you ever wondered why some relatively modern homes can be so cold? This big problem may be due to a “little light”. Or rather lots of “little lights”. Downlights, “little lights” recessed into the ceiling, were once very popular as cheap option to modernize a home. However older style downlights have gaps in the …
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Force of Nature Jane Harper MacMillan RRP: $34.99 This was a great thriller to start off the New Year! Set in the Australian bush, a group of five female co-workers undertake a “team bonding” experience…but only four come out the other side. As you can imagine the plot itself us enough to get you reading …
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People who have been assessed as requiring dementia care have experienced significant memory loss and personality changes that mean they require specialised nursing care, support and supervision. For their safety they need to be cared for in a secure facility. (The term dementia which although still commonly used, is being replaced by the term ‘cognitive impairment’ which has much broa...
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