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Tackling the big issues

World researchers and stakeholders to discuss ageing population and service options at upcoming Melbourne conference. A major international conference will bring together eminent researchers, government officials and industry experts from across the world to discuss the challenges and opportunities of ...

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More pressure on Rudd to reform industry

Leading providers call for more choice for seniors around what services they use and where. The industry supports the overall direction of the government’s proposals for a national health and hospitals network, but aged care must be an integral part ...

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Budget to address health and ageing: Swan

Two thirds of upcoming budget will relate to health system and challenge of ageing population. The federal budget will be able to tackle health reform and the ageing population because the government does not have to navigate through the rubble ...

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Aged care staff at centre of new research.

Major provider will work with universities and health organisations to investigate better approaches to wound management. A leading aged care provider is playing a key role in a new evidence-based, best practice $28 million wound management research project. Minister for ...

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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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