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How do GPs feel about visiting RACFs?

No nursing home visiting! This line struck Dr Russell Pearson as he was reading an advertisement for practices looking for GPs, as it was put forward as an incentive for jobseekers. “I was astonished,” Pearson said. “It made me wonder ...

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Tour to make 2018 “year of action”

Aged care experts will tour the country next month to give industry members insights into the state of the sector. Leading Age Services Australia chief executive Sean Rooney will lead the tour, which will start on April 10. “2018 must ...

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Staying nourished with Parkinson’s disease

Research estimates that more than 110,000 Australians may be living with Parkinson’s disease, a neurodegenerative disorder characterised by reduced control of fine motor skills, tremors, slowness of movements, impaired mobility, swallowing issues and impaired speech. As a result, staying nourished ...

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