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A dangerous mix of drugs – Australian Ageing Agenda: Aged Care ...

A dangerous mix of drugs – Australian Ageing Agenda: Aged Care ... | Health and Ageing | Scoop.it
the just lately unveiled&nbspreport, A national census of medicines use: a 24-hour snapshot of Australians aged 50 a long time an&#one hundred mature, demonstrates that polypharmacy has elevated significantly over the previous 17 a long ...
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'Aged care crisis looms' | Fraser Coast News | Local News in Fraser ...

'Aged care crisis looms' | Fraser Coast News | Local News in Fraser ... | Health and Ageing | Scoop.it
THE aged care system is “in a mess” with bed shortages and developers stalling on new nursing homes, the federal members for Wide Bay and Hinkler say.
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The human cattle yards for dementia and aged care | Kate Swaffer ...

The human cattle yards for dementia and aged care | Kate Swaffer ... | Health and Ageing | Scoop.it
I am feeling the emotional burden of having people I love locked up in the human cattle yards for dementia and aged care. One friend is as many of you know quite young. If I was well, there is no way I would be able to have ...
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Health issues to be discussed - Toowoomba Chronicle

Health issues to be discussed - Toowoomba Chronicle | Health and Ageing | Scoop.it
Health issues to be discussedToowoomba ChronicleHome and Community Care (HACC) Continence Nurse Advisor Ms Julie Westaway, who is based at Toowoomba Hospital, said she would be holding a special health information program called the Dry Up Program...
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Where's the Aged Care Sector's “Road Map”? | Pro Bono Australia

Where's the Aged Care Sector's “Road Map”? | Pro Bono Australia | Health and Ageing | Scoop.it
The Australian aged care sector is calling for its own 'Roadmap' for reform after the Gillard Government released a draft Ten-Year Roadmap for National Mental Health Reform for public consultation earlier this week.
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The good, bad and the ugly - Australian Ageing Agenda

The good, bad and the ugly - Australian Ageing Agenda | Health and Ageing | Scoop.it
Australian Ageing AgendaThe good, bad and the uglyAustralian Ageing AgendaBy Yasmin Noone Australia's palliative care movement could be in danger of drifting too far away from its grass roots if consumers, advocates, service providers and aged care...
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Place for the aged - Fraser Coast Chronicle

Place for the aged - Fraser Coast Chronicle | Health and Ageing | Scoop.it
Place for the agedFraser Coast ChronicleThe $3200000 project has been selected by Regional Development Australia Wide Bay Burnett to progress to full application stage in a bid for Commonwealth funding.
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NHMRC targets dementia research translation - Australian Ageing Agenda

NHMRC targets dementia research translation - Australian Ageing Agenda | Health and Ageing | Scoop.it
Australian Ageing AgendaNHMRC targets dementia research translationAustralian Ageing AgendaIn an Australian first, the research agenda will be established and led by a collaboration of three aged care providers with Alzheimer's Australia, working...
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Australian Indigenous HealthBulletin : 2010-11 report on the operation of the Aged Care Act 1997

Australian Indigenous HealthBulletin (2010-11 report on operation of Aged Care Act 1997 - Australian Indigenous Health Bulletin - http://t.co/0qKn1yFf...)...
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Call to divert nursing home money - ABC Online

Call to divert nursing home moneyABC OnlineRod Hunt from St Ann's Homes says the Government rejected its bid to swap 70 unused nursing home bed licences for community care packages to allow elderly people to stay at home.
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Australian Study Warns That Workers Caring For Elderly Likely To ...

The study, conducted by the Centre for Human Resource Management at the University of Melbourne and also the Australian Nursing Federation finds Victoria's registered nurses in Victoria's aged care sector are “emotionally ...
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5 Success Tips With Difficult Aging Parents - Carolyn Rosenblatt - Aging Parents - Forbes

5 Success Tips With Difficult Aging Parents - Carolyn Rosenblatt - Aging Parents - Forbes | Health and Ageing | Scoop.it

Are your aging parents driving you a little nuts? If so, you're not alone. Whether we're feeling loving or merely dutiful, we're probably trying to do the right thing by them.  Let's admit it: it can be really, really hard sometimes! A client I talked to recently told me she doesn't call [...]


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Senior Health & Care: Preserve Quality of Life At Home

Senior Health & Care: Preserve Quality of Life At Home | Health and Ageing | Scoop.it

Senior Health & Care for safety and quality of life.
Home care for seniors to maintain good health.


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How to Prepare for Aged Care

How to Prepare for Aged Care | Health and Ageing | Scoop.it
When an elderly parent needs to move into aged care, it's often the result of illness or an accident and the need arises urgently.
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FOCUS Magazine Plant City – Community Care Center

FOCUS Magazine Plant City – Community Care Center | Health and Ageing | Scoop.it
Operating since 1963, the Community Care Center in Plant City is a skilled nursing facility with 120 beds, specializing in short-term rehab as well as long term care. Many people assume this facility is strictly a nursing home; ...
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Aged care win for Port Augusta - Local News - News - General - The ...

Aged care win for Port Augusta - Local News - News - General - The ... | Health and Ageing | Scoop.it
Aged care services in Port Augusta have received some federal support in the latest round of aged care approvals.
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What Is ACFI And What Are Their Ideas And Beliefs | Autismo2011 ...

Aged care is a vital job that does not get an excessive amount of coverage around every other job. If you are an individual who works within an aged care facility then healthy for you, you know how caring for our veterans ...
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Mental health of older Australians is being ignored | Aged Care ...

Mental health of older Australians is being ignored | Aged Care ... | Health and Ageing | Scoop.it
Men over 85 having the Highest age-specific Suicide Rate. The plight of our ageing is not to be under estimated! We see people who are lonely, trapped in their homes because they want to 'pass the family home onto their ...
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'New breed' of care - Latrobe Valley Express

'New breed' of care - Latrobe Valley Express | Health and Ageing | Scoop.it
'New breed' of careLatrobe Valley ExpressBY LYNDA MCRAE A NEW $22 million aged care facility employing up to 140 people is expected to open in Traralgon by the end of next year.
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Aged care ailing - The Sunshine Coast Daily

Aged care ailing - The Sunshine Coast Daily | Health and Ageing | Scoop.it
Aged care ailingThe Sunshine Coast DailyThe report found government subsidies for supported residents were inadequate. Three-quarters of the 200000 people in residential care in Australia needed full nursing home care, Mr Bunney said.
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Psychologists target Treasurer for aged care funds - Australian Ageing Agenda: Aged Care and Retirement Industry News and Issues

Psychologists target Treasurer for aged care funds - Australian Ageing Agenda: Aged Care and Retirement Industry News and Issues | Health and Ageing | Scoop.it
Australian Psychological Society calls on Treasurer in 2012/2013 budget to improve psych services in #agedcare - http://t.co/30xEB73R...
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High speed broadband core to future aged care service | Australian Healthcare & Hospitals Association

High speed broadband core to future aged care service | Australian Healthcare & Hospitals Association | Health and Ageing | Scoop.it
The Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association (High speed broadband core to future aged care service - http://t.co/IsfpxZ9s...)...
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Health care staff crisis - Fairfield Advance

Health care staff crisis - Fairfield Advance | Health and Ageing | Scoop.it
Fairfield AdvanceHealth care staff crisisFairfield AdvanceNEARLY one million employees will be needed in the aged care workforce by 2050 to meet demand for services as the Australian population grows older.
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Youngcare Simpson Desert Challenge 2011 – zBi5gEigXK

Video promoting the participation of Josh Scott Paul, Garry Browne, Craig Urquhart and Taine Moufarrige in the Youngcare Simpson Desert Challenge in June 2011. Video Rating: 0 / 5. Brought to you by 4x4galore.com ...
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Care for the Caregiver

Care for the Caregiver | Health and Ageing | Scoop.it

Stress and depression can come in many forms. Often, caregivers have to take a leave of absence from work, or they have to cut back their hours to be at home more often. As a result, both parties have to sacrifice and do without. (Sad fact. Caregivers getting sick providing care http://t.co/1aBbXzh)


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