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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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COVID-19: How it happened

We take a look at how the global pandemic began, how it spread, and how countries responded. The COVID-19 pandemic came to light on 31 December 2019 with an alert to the WHO China office, and the speed with which ...

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