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A good death

New research reveals the lack of advanced care planning in aged care and the potentially damaging effects on resident and staff. They say nothing in life is certain except death and taxes. It is somewhat of a wonder that providers ...

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Professionals invited to continence road show

Australian expert to dispense best practice information at five events Renowned continence expert, Dr Pauline Chiarelli will present the latest information about overactive bladders, including an outline of new measures for urgency and new evidence for bladder training, in a ...

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Leaders of tomorrow

A partnership between a university and major provider has brought many benefits for staff with management potential For Lisa Robinson, the opportunity to learn, be challenged and develop professionally is extremely important. Little wonder then that the senior case manager ...

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Culture clash

The increasing internationalisation of the aged care workforce is not necessarily an enabling trend in the provision of culturally appropriate care. Linda Belardi reports. Changing migration patterns means the global nursing workforce is not necessarily better equipped to cater for ...

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EACH packages the star performer: survey

Residential finances continue to fluctuate while community care comes out on top. Community care providers, especially those of EACH and EACHD packages, are achieving profits similar to the top quartile of residential care facilities, new research has found. However, the ...

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Tackling community-based elder abuse

New resource combines research and best practice. A new resource to educate community care workers about the issue of elder abuse is being launched this week by the Benevolent Society. The third in the ‘Community Aged Care Research to Practice’ ...

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