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Reports of aged care assaults rise 40 per cent

Notifications of assaults in residential aged care have spiked almost 40 per cent, according health authorities. The federal health department received 5233 notifications of assaults in residential aged care over the past year, a 39 per cent rise from 3773 ...

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Japara CEO under the spotlight: royal commission Perth

One¬†hundred assaults over four-and-a-half years is not evidence of systemic issues among staff, according to aged care provider Japara’s chief executive, Mark Sudholz. Sudholz appeared uncomfortable at the royal commission Perth hearing on Tuesday, and by the end of his ...

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