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Queue for home care grows

The number of senior Australians seeking home care packages has grown by 14 per cent in just the last quarter, new data shows. LASA chief executive Sean Rooney said the figures released by the Department of Health prove the need ...

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Hounds of love: ex-athletes in aged care

Maintaining health and wellbeing among the elderly is complex. Yet some aged care facilities, both here and overseas, are choosing to house ex-athletes in a bid to improve residents’ quality of life. In fact, it’s a growing trend. Why is ...

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COTA commends new Diversity Framework

COTA has commended the government for releasing a Diversity Framework to support the needs of older Australians last week. Chief executive Ian Yates said the framework would ensure that all seniors, irrespective of background, have choice and control when it ...

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