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Anger over PM’s aged care visitor comments

Don’t lock residents away from their families. That was the message Prime Minister Scott Morrison and chief medical officer Brendan Murphy sent to aged care providers in an address yesterday. In March, the government limited visitors to aged care facilities ...

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Experts issue warning on aged care restraints and COVID-19

Chemical and physical restraints are particularly dangerous for those living with dementia and diagnosed with COVID-19, and aged care facilities should explore alternatives. That’s the advice from Dementia Support Australia (DSA), a HammondCare-led national service funded by the Australian Government. ...

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