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Aged care insiders detail atrocious conditions

Maggots have been found in the wound of an aged care resident, while other elderly people are allegedly being left in soiled continence pads for more than 16 hours, according to whistleblowers. More than 6500 aged care staff, relatives of residents or residents themselves, have submitted ...

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Nailing the nutrition for older Australians

After serving dishes in exclusive resorts and fine dining restaurants, French chef Stephan Blant said that working in residential care has offered a different type of reward.   “It’s life changing,” he told Aged Care Insite. “Unlike in a hotel, where ...

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Digital transformation an ‘ongoing journey’

Digital innovation has been at the forefront of discussions around aged care reform and planning for the future ageing population. But Dr George Margelis, the chairman of the Aged Care Industry and Technology Council, is warning against innovating too fast.   He ...

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