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Nurses protest through Melbourne streets

The streets of Melbourne’s CBD were filled with almost 400 nurses and carers yesterday afternoon, as nursing home workers rallied for safer staffing levels and better wages. The statewide rally was the first of its kind to see private aged ...

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More options for an ACFI replacement laid out

Minister for Aged Care Ken Wyatt has released a new report canvassing options to modify the Aged Care Funding Instrument (ACFI). The report, Review of the Aged Care Funding Instrument, was prepared by research and analysis company Applied Aged Care Solutions ...

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Awareness of dementia ‘shockingly low’

A new survey of the general public has revealed shockingly low awareness and understanding of dementia, says the peak body representing people with the condition. The survey of more than 1,000 people found more than 80 per cent of Australians ...

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