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Bolton Clarke welcomes new Fijian workers

Residents and staff at Bolton Clarke have welcomed a group of Fijian aged care workers at its Rowes Bay and Glendale homes in Townsville, Queensland. Under the Australian Government's Aged Care Expansion Program (ACE), and as part of the PALM ...

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Qld aged care joins labour migration program

Queensland aged care provider Lutheran Services has joined the federal government's Aged Care Industry Labour Agreement. The agreement aims to help alleviate critical workforce shortages by attracting skilled carers from overseas. As part of a five-year agreement, Lutheran Services will ...

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What will the national dementia data plan do?

There is no single data source that tracks how many people are diagnosed or are living with dementia each year, says the National Dementia Data Improvement Plan, a 10-year policy designed to increase the data available about dementia patients. Delivered ...

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Mandatory care minutes hit aged care homes

Residential aged care homes have been required to report their care minutes to the Department of Health and Aged Care since October 1, equalling a sector-wide average of 200 minutes per day per resident, including 40 minutes spent with a ...

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