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Technology that cares

From monitoring an older person’s movements to protecting them from a variety of dangers, the smart home has come a long way Currently more than 200,000 Australians are using some form of medical alarm, according to the major provider of ...

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Technology is for now, not the future

Aged care isn’t just about caring for a client but keeping them invigorated, independent and actively participating in their communities, writes Jennene Buckley from Feros Care As this article goes to print Feros Care will be reaching a new milestone ...

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Broadband to help palliative care

The national network aims to give people the choice to spend their final days, or months, at home. Beverley Head reports. Aged and palliative care are two of the key focus areas for a $20.6 million pilot program announced by ...

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The bush telegraph goes online

Video-conferencing is reducing social isolation for a group of community care clients taking part in a trial in Victoria, reports Darragh O Keeffe. Whenever he was having a bad day, Rod would spend most of his time in the lounge ...

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NBN to revolutionise care, industry told

The national broadband network will be a great boost to aged care, say technology experts, who advise operators to prepare now with existing devices. Beverley Head reports. Aged care providers that want to compete more effectively need to significantly increase ...

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