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Advance care planning needs more attention

Palliative Care Australia and Advance Care Planning Australia are calling for a nationally collaborative approach to advance care planning reform in an updated policy statement released as part of the inaugural National Advance...

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Recognising that everyone has a spiritual life

The following article was written by the team at Meaningful Ageing, which is running a regional seminar series until June 2018.   In a recent regional seminar, ‘Spiritual Care in a Diverse World’ a woman entered the room...

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Lendlease trials new fee model

Lendlease is trialling a new contract model that offers a choice of four payment options to its residents, including a pre-paid plan, a refundable contribution and a pay-as-you-go model.

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Funding boost to increase dementia literacy

A funding boost for the Wicking Dementia Research and Education Centre in Tasmania will help to increase dementia literacy amongst people caring for those with the disease. A $3.7 million grant from the JO and JR Wicking Trust...

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New digital talking book about dementia

A new digital talking book that gives information on dementia in plain English aims to make important information easily accessible for people with dementia and carers. Bolton Clarke’s Information on Dementia in English talking...

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New online test identifies frailty

Older Australian women are most at risk of frailty, according to new research that highlights simple interventions that can help senior Australians maintain their independence and improve their health. Aged Care Minister Ken...

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