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GEDI to advance emergency care for older adults

A fast-tracked emergency department program for elderly patients is now accessible in regional and remote areas of Queensland. The initiative, which was co-developed by the University of the Sunshine Coast and Sunshine Coast Hospital and Health Service (SCHHS), has been established ...

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Facial recognition pain tool rolling out nationally

A tool that uses facial recognition software to detect pain in the elderly and people with dementia is making its way across Australian residential aged care villages. Known as PainChek, its national rollout via Dementia Support Australia (DSA) is now underway ...

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Keeping couples united in aged care

After spending many years sharing their lives together, most couples assume that when entering into aged care this living concept will remain. However, some are forced to separate for various reasons. Executive manager at Envigor Home Care in Queensland, Tracey ...

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