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Call for urgency in tackling malnutrition

Too little attention is paid to malnutrition in people living with dementia in the home, a new discussion paper has shown. Dementia and Nutrition in the Home, released today by Alzheimer’s Australia NSW, called on the federal government to address the issue ...

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Bowling for better health

Australian lawn bowlers will learn about skin care, nutrition and positive ageing in between games as part of a new partnership between RDNS and Bowls Australia. As part of the team up, RDNS nurses and educators will provide health and ...

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Laughter Garden cheery for all ages

A dementia-friendly garden has opened to residents at the IRT Sarah Claydon Care Centre. The space, dubbed The Laughter Garden, resembles an Australian backyard and streetscape and aims to provide a familiar environment for residents with dementia to enjoy. IRT ...

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Carinity starts switch to solar power

A Queensland aged-care provider has switched three aged-care communities to solar power under a $1.1 million plan that will have most of its sites relying on renewable energy by the end of the year. Carinity plans to begin converting another ...

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