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SummitCare CEO wins prestigious leadership award

SummitCare CEO Cynthia Payne has been recognised for her contribution to Greater Western Sydney, winning the prestigious 2018 Women of the West (Business) award. For more than 10 years the Women of the West Awards have...

Feros Care launches NDIS services in Canberra

Residents living in Canberra and across the ACT will now have better access to National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) services, with Feros Care opening a permanent office near the city centre. The new Local Area...

Reducing isolation for older women living alone

A Melbourne-based research project is working to improve social connection for older women living alone. Bolton Clarke Research Institute’s Older Women Living Alone project, funded through a $250,000 Lord Mayor’s Charitable...


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Opal announces new executives

Opal Aged Care has today announced the appointments of former Bupa Operations Director Ian Burge as Chief Operating Officer and Tamara Hitchcock as Chief Marketing Officer. Sean Bilton remains Acting Managing Director following...



New take on specialist disability accomodation

A new apartment building in Queensland will provide specialist disability accomodation for people aged under 65 who would otherwise be living in residential aged care. It is the first of 120 new high-need independent living...

Designing for dementia care: what you need to know

Nobody likes to spend additional dollars after a building project has been completed. Changing the design because it doesn’t work is not only often impossible but also costly, inconvenient and frustrating when the design should...

Work begins on Sacred Heart Mission’s new campus of care

Work has commenced on a new development in St Kilda that will provide a new form of ‘supported rooming housing’ for people who are not yet ready for residential aged care. Known as Project 101, Sacred Heart Mission’s new ‘campus...


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