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Concern surrounds home care reforms

Health specialists have asked the federal government to address 17 concerns relating to its Increasing Choice in Home Care reforms. Leading Age Services Australia (LASA) members have compiled a submission on concerns that require “urgent rectification”, which will be sent ...

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Exercising to delay dementia symptoms

Australian researchers will monitor the brains of people taking part in high-intensity and moderate-intensity exercise to determine which type delays the onset of Alzheimer’s disease symptoms. Dr Belinda Brown from Murdoch University said a lot of research has evaluated physical ...

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Best palliative care workers recognised

Australia’s best palliative care workers were announced and awarded at an event attended by industry professionals last week. The Palliative Care Australia (PCA) National Awards gala of 2017 was held in Adelaide, and saw five individual and two team awards ...

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