Aged Care

Nov
16

Lessons from Aged Care Failure According to Reports

It’s always a lesson taught to us: “We should always treat the elderly with respect.” However, recent events in the country proved that not all may have taken this lesson into the heart. Yes, this is in relation to the revelations elderly abuse and neglect that led the Morrison government to establish a royal commission […]

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Nov
13

Aged Care: Reducing Injuries from Pressure

A new research has revealed learning new methods and using sophisticated products can help increase healing time when pressure wounds are being treated in residential aged care facilities. Published in the International Wound Journal, the new study’s goal is to come up with tools that will benefit aged communities by calculating pressure injury treatment. According […]

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Nov
12

How Social Outreach Helps Improve Aged Care

There are a number of times that schools included activities, such as an outreach, to expose students and urge them to reach out a helping hand on those who are in need. An outreach program is providing services to those people who have no accessed to it or find it hard to have one due […]

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Oct
05

Positive Disruption in the Aged Care Industry

Aged care has been surrounded by eye-opening stories. Among of the eye-opening stories is the number of older Australians at risk with malnutrition. Another eye-opening stories is that aged care facilities are looking less homely in terms of residential aesthetics, but instead transforming into institutionalized facilities by expanding operational capacity. Fortunately, these eye-opening scenarios often […]

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Oct
05

How Diet is Essential in the Aged Care Process

Commonly, when we read the word diet, we immediately think about weight-loss regimens that will remove every single food that your inner child loves. Evidently, ‘diet’ has been used in marketing strategies and exercise videos, but the word diet has a quintessential meaning to it. Diet means to the food and drink intake of a […]

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Oct
02

Australia’s Aged Care Facilities are Experiencing Expansion

Looking back, institutions in Australia were as big as hospitals in terms of facilities. People with disability and mental illness, along with orphaned children, were living in these spacious facilities. But the space also equates to more residents in the area. Flash forward today; these institutions were closed down due to the influence of the […]

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Sep
07

New Radio Project to Aid Culturally Diverse Aged Care Communities

Australia is widely known as a culturally diverse country. For example, the city of Sydney and the state of New South Wales,  where the state houses an estimated 250 different languages that came from the different parts of the world. Australia itself as a whole is rich in cultural history. With the different languages being […]

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Sep
05

Aged Care Residents Facing New Risk on Doctor Visitation According to Survey

In Australia, there exists around 80 per cent of Australians that are aged 65 years and up who rely on their age pension. Currently, the country houses around 3.7 million Australians aged 65 and up, which is already 15 per cent of the population. The population growth of the ageing is also expected to increase […]

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