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New pain management program wins award: Q&A

An aged care provider has received recognition for trailblazing a new pain management and reablement program. Aged care provider Whiddon has spearheaded the 'Exercise 4 Life Program', a pain management and reablement initiative focussed on partnering with residents to customise ...

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Do nurses really understand pain?

Research has found that pain care for hospitalised patients over 65 years old is assessment driven and lacks sufficient patient input. The research found that pain care was hampered due to the lack of appropriate and meaningful pain care provision, ...

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Facial recognition pain tool rolling out nationally

A tool that uses facial recognition software to detect pain in the elderly and people with dementia is making its way across Australian residential aged care villages. Known as PainChek, its national rollout via Dementia Support Australia (DSA) is now underway ...

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The dance of pain

Learn the right movements within yourself to help patients deal with discomfort. As nurses, we all must deal with pain, either in those we care for or within our own lives – or sometimes even both! Our relationship with pain, ...

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