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New vision for positive ageing

Providers call for new and innovative measures to bolster service provision. Aged care programs should focus on health promotion, restoration and rehabilitation. Programs aimed at coordinating equipment, assistive technology and home modification provision should be expanded while evidence-based workforce strategies ...

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Aged care must be central in health reform: ACSA

Aged care must be an integral consideration in the government’s planned reform of health services. Australia’s peak national body for not-for-profit aged and community care providers has welcomed the government’s move to deliver better health and hospitals to Australians. Aged ...

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Tell it to the Treasurer: nurses

Union organisers say upcoming federal budget must be the ‘aged care budget’. With the federal budget looming, nurses are calling on the public to put pressure on federal Treasurer Wayne Swan to make aged care the centrepiece of his 2010 ...

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Never too young

Rotary uses humour in its newest bowel cancer awareness campaign. With bowel cancer remaining the second biggest cancer killer, claiming the lives of over 80 Australians each week, a new awareness campaign has been launched via YouTube. Intending to bring ...

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