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'Above and beyond' - Australian Ageing Agenda

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'Above and beyond'
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Rob Hankins, chief executive of ECH and a former president of the board of Aged & Community Services Australia (ACSA), has won the individual award at the 2014 ACSA National Aged Care Awards.
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Report Highlights Increasing Demand in Aged Care | Pro Bono Australia

Report Highlights Increasing Demand in Aged Care | Pro Bono Australia | Good Lives for Older People | Scoop.it
A new report has found more older Australians are accessing aged-care services, with the greatest increase in services delivered to people in their homes and in the community.
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A New Zealand nursing home's perfect clone of Pharrell's Happy

A New Zealand nursing home's perfect clone of Pharrell's Happy | Good Lives for Older People | Scoop.it
The 60 residents and staff from the Diana Isaac Retirement Village in Christchurch have received over a million views of the video clip, which mimics the moves of Pharrell himself.
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Dutch model offers new approach to home care - Australian Ageing Agenda

Dutch model offers new approach to home care - Australian Ageing Agenda | Good Lives for Older People | Scoop.it
Australian Ageing Agenda Dutch model offers new approach to home care Australian Ageing Agenda Speaking to Australian Ageing Agenda ahead of his keynote address to the Leading Age Services Australia (LASA) National Congress in October, founder and...
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Art of sharing a journey | DPS News - Aged Care Guide

Art of sharing a journey | DPS News - Aged Care Guide | Good Lives for Older People | Scoop.it
According to ACH Group's Lenore de la Perrelle, the arts play an important role in the lives of older people. “Older artists tell us that art provides a real satisfaction. They forget time, any concerns and focus on letting their ...
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Finalists & winners

Finalists & winners | Good Lives for Older People | Scoop.it
Congrats to Trudy Sutton of @ACH_Group SA - 2014 #HESTAAgedCareAwards #IndividualDistinction finalist! Read her story http://t.co/VZ3JS3toqK
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Josie Gagliano on The Australian Ageing Generation Handbook

The only book of its kind in Australia, The Australian Ageing Generation Handbook provides Australians with a resourceful list of services for family members...
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Historic Canberra Meeting to Defend Australians Living with Severe ...

Funding for people with debilitating behavioural and psychological dementia symptoms was arbitrarily axed and will cease on 31 July, galvanising aged care providers from across Australia to come together, meet with ...
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Big challenge requires bold thinking: Maddocks - Australian Ageing Agenda

Big challenge requires bold thinking: Maddocks - Australian Ageing Agenda | Good Lives for Older People | Scoop.it
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Big challenge requires bold thinking: Maddocks
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Australia's population of dependent older people is increasing rapidly and there is a widely-held judgment that aged care is poorly coordinated.
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LASA responds to sedative use in aged care - Australian Ageing Agenda

LASA responds to sedative use in aged care - Australian Ageing Agenda | Good Lives for Older People | Scoop.it
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LASA responds to sedative use in aged care
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Patrick Reid is the CEO of Leading Age Services Australia.
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Wealthier aged care residents benefit from changes: experts

Changes to means testing will benefit wealthier aged care residents, says an aged care provider.
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Push to improve nutrition in Australian nursing homes - Transforming The Nation's Healthcare

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Push to improve nutrition in Australian nursing homes
Transforming The Nation's Healthcare
An ambitious new project aims to improve the nutrition and health of older Australians living in aged care facilities.
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Oldies more likely to go to gym than play lawn bowls - Fraser Coast Chronicle

Oldies more likely to go to gym than play lawn bowls - Fraser Coast Chronicle | Good Lives for Older People | Scoop.it
Oldies more likely to go to gym than play lawn bowls Fraser Coast Chronicle Apia spokesman David Skapinker said people tended to think the lifestyles of older Australians had not changed much since our grandparent's generation when tending the...
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An Age Old Problem

An Age Old Problem | Good Lives for Older People | Scoop.it
During Melbourne’s January heatwave, Susan*, 61, found herself at the door of the Wesley Mission Crisis Centre in the suburb of Ringwood. She co...
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Murraylands art brought to life for SALA - The Murray Valley Standard

Murraylands art brought to life for SALA - The Murray Valley Standard | Good Lives for Older People | Scoop.it
Murraylands art brought to life for SALA The Murray Valley Standard “Through active participation and public exhibitions such as this, older people become real contributors to the cultural life of their community, presenting positive images of...
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Silencing Soft Targets – An interview with Vicki Wilkinson | Human Rights in Australia | Right Now

Silencing Soft Targets – An interview with Vicki Wilkinson | Human Rights in Australia | Right Now | Good Lives for Older People | Scoop.it
RT @NatalieButler01: Interview sharing a personal & political insight into young people in nursing homes. http://t.co/jFmQ9lVM1n @summerfou…
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Maggie Beer's food crusade - Australian Ageing Agenda

Maggie Beer's food crusade - Australian Ageing Agenda | Good Lives for Older People | Scoop.it
Australian Ageing Agenda Maggie Beer's food crusade Australian Ageing Agenda Launched at Tasting Australia in May, The Maggie Beer Foundation has been established to fund a series of projects to help shape the food culture in aged care and change...
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Antibiotic overuse risk in aged care residential setting in Australia

Antibiotic overuse risk in aged care residential setting in Australia | (Antibiotic overuse risk in aged care residential setting in Australia #seniors http://t.co/DIedoPXeZw)...
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Elderly succeed with internet depression treatment - Australian Ageing Agenda

Elderly succeed with internet depression treatment - Australian Ageing Agenda | Good Lives for Older People | Scoop.it
Australian Ageing Agenda Elderly succeed with internet depression treatment Australian Ageing Agenda Prof Andrews will give a presentation about CRUfAD's research called 'Not just for the young: Elderly thrive with internet treatment' at the Health...
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Small Animal Talk: Grants for pets in aged care through the Animal ...

Small Animal Talk: Grants for pets in aged care through the Animal ... | Good Lives for Older People | Scoop.it
The Animal Welfare LeagueAustralia (AWLA) has just announced a new small grants program for projects supporting pets in aged care settings – this is a fantastic, much-needed initiative. The Pets in Aged CareGrants ...
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ACSA National Open Day - ACH Group goes to Rundle Mall — Aged & Community Services Australia

Thanks to @ACSANational for sharing our involvement in National Open Day #goodlives http://t.co/zdQRRfw1gx
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How much has the budget impacted on Aged Care? - ABC Online (blog)

How much has the budget impacted on Aged Care?
ABC Online (blog)
We've been taking a look at budget changes and as promised we are going to take a closer look at what changes have occurred in the Aged Care sector.
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Program & Speakers | LASA National Congress 2014

Program & Speakers | LASA National Congress 2014 | Good Lives for Older People | Scoop.it
LASA National Congress program & registration NOW LIVE! Don't miss Australia's premier event for the aged care sector http://t.co/c3r1BPBBEE
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8 Simple Products Designed To Make Ageing A Little Easier - Gizmodo Australia

8 Simple Products Designed To Make Ageing A Little Easier - Gizmodo Australia | Good Lives for Older People | Scoop.it
8 Simple Products Designed To Make Ageing A Little Easier
Gizmodo Australia
The world is ageing. By 2030, nearly 20 per cent of Americans will be over 65. By 2050, about a third of China will be over 60.
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Lessons learnt in Flinders University telehealth pilot

Lessons learnt in Flinders University telehealth pilot | Good Lives for Older People | Scoop.it
An innovative Flinders University project trialling telehealth in palliative care, aged care and rehabilitation is delivering positive results for patients, health care professionals and providers.Th.
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