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Bankwest initiative to help curb elder abuse

Bankwest (owned by the Commonwealth Bank) has produced the Safe and Savvy brochure to help senior customers stay protected online with their banking. The vision is to identify and support customers who they believe could be victims of financial elder ...

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Aged care exec encourages non-medicated treatments for BPSD

Renewed discussion has resurfaced about the non-medicated support of people experiencing some of the changed behaviours associated with dementia. The journal of the American Medical Association found that non-medicated treatment of behavioural issues associated with dementia is proving to be more ...

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CQUniversity project to aid informal dementia carers

An Australian researcher has designed an initiative called the Caring for Carers of People with Dementia Project in order to better support informal carers. Dr Annie Banbury from CQUniversity said, based on feedback during community workshops, it was apparent that ...

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