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A hit in aged care, Star Wars video games are

A group of aged care residents have shot down stormtroopers, defended AT-ATs and explored Hoth – all in the name of cognitive stimulation. University of New England postgraduate student Alex McCord – who completed neuropsychological testing of 24 Feros Care residents before, ...

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New 3D pressure injury research underway

Recent estimates put the cost of pressure injuries to the health system at $983 million per annum, representing approximately 1.9 per cent of all public hospital expenditure or 0.6 per cent of the public recurrent health expenditure. In aged care, the average daily ...

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Drone-based fall response system in the works

Australian and Iraqi researchers have designed a fall detection and response system that uses sensors and drones to get help to people before an ambulance arrives. University of South Australia researchers are working with a team from Baghdad’s Middle Technical ...

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