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Emotional needs of aged residents unmet: new study

Aged care workers say they don’t have enough time to meet older people’s emotional and social needs because they are so rushed and under pressure to provide basic physical care. Workplace cultures in which staff are rushed and have little ...

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Japara under fire again for resident abuse

A former Japara employee verbally and physically abused residents leaving them crying and “visibly upset” but was still allowed to keep their job for a number of years, the royal commission heard at its Melbourne hearing. The personal care worker ...

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