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Whole of Tasmania to tackle dementia risk

A new project will see researchers work to help shift the dementia risk of an entire state. The largest of its kind, the study has been designed to empower people to self-manage significant modifiable dementia risk factors. Launched today by ...

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How cultural background affects dementia care

In high-income countries like Australia, nursing and aged care workforces are increasingly multicultural. In Australia it is estimated that 32 per cent of RACF workers were born overseas. In similar nations, such as the UK, figures are as high as 40 ...

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Dementia group issues global wakeup call

Unless something changes, there is no way the World Health Organization’s (WHO) dementia targets will be met. That’s what a new report from Alzheimer’s Disease International (ADI) boils down to. ADI says the primary target of the Global action plan ...

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Tailoring care in remote communities

Bidyadanga is a small town in the Kimberley region of WA. Approximately 1590km north of Perth and 180km south of Broome. It is the definition of a remote Aussie town. It’s home to around 800 people with five different language groups, and ...

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