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Providers support ACCV/ACQ report

Leading providers issue statements of support for report released this morning 2011 is a momentous time for change and the new report from ACCV and ACQ could be a much-needed catalyst for new industry representation. Valerie Lyons, the CEO of ...

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Peak bodies respond

ACSA and ACAA respond to new report on industry representation The two national aged care associations have responded to the issues presented in the ACCV/ACQ paper released this morning, which argues a single united peak body would better serve the ...

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Call for global action to squash super bugs

International efforts are crucial to stem the tide of antibiotic resistant bacteria, says expert. The World Health Organisation must take a tougher stance on super bugs, according to an Australian infectious diseases expert. Professor Tim Walsh, from UQ’s Centre for ...

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New Southern Cross Care CEO announced

Paul McMahon to lead organization following John Ireland’s impending retirement Paul McMahon has been appointed as the new CEO of Southern Cross Care (NSW & ACT), the organization has announced. The company said McMahon will take up his role on ...

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New low-cost hearing aid launched

Makers claim device can be fitted without visiting audiologist and costs less than $3000 a pair When Tim Thwaites found himself turning up the TV volume too high he knew he’d need a hearing aid soon. But like many Australians, ...

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New ACSA CEO on challenge ahead

Patrick McClure wants to ‘embed himself’ among the ACSA membership in order to help the organisation transition to a national body The newly appointed CEO of Aged and Community Services Australia (ACSA), Patrick McClure, has said his immediate priority will ...

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Positive Living awards open

Annual awards celebrate clever initiatives to improve resident mental health and wellbeing Facilities that initiate creative strategies to improve the mental health and wellbeing of residents will be recognised in the upcoming 2011 Positive Living in Aged Care Awards. There ...

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New panel to channel grey power

Government body to examine how Australia can harness the intellectual capacity of seniors Former deputy Prime Minister Brian Howe has been appointed as a panel member to advise the federal government on how to use the experience of a larger ...

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