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Low activity equals lower quality of life: study

Quality of life for those living with dementia in long term care is being negatively impacted by a lack of activity participation according to a new study from Queensland researchers. The report, released over the weekend by Griffith University’s Dementia ...

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Opinion: Keep it clean, people

Consistent workflow is an important part of lowering the risk of infection and maintaining a healthy facility. By Murray McDonald The costs of poor cleaning go a step further in aged care than in most other commercial sectors. Most sectors ...

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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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