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Assistant Minister for Social Services, Senator Mitch Fifield, has yesterday made an announcement about the transition to the new Commonwealth Home Support Program (CHSP) arrangements.Support for people with dementia a priority

Alzheimer’s Australia has expressed reservations about the transition to the new Commonwealth Home Support Program (CHSP) arrangements announced yesterday by the Assistant Minister for Social Services, Senator Mitch Fifield. Read more

Aged Care
Retirement
Leading lady turns 100

Leading lady turns 100

Residents and staff at Retire Australia's Tarragal Manor Retirement Village will gather together this week to celebrate the 100th birthday of much loved resident, Joy Douglas.

Cathy's a 'gem' to the industry

Cathy's a 'gem' to the industry

Retirement living manager, Cathy Orr, and Pearl Retirement Resort has been recognised by receiving both the 2014 Property Council’s National and SA/NT Manager of the Year awards.

Poppies artwork on display for Remembrance Day

Poppies artwork on display for Remembrance Day

With the 100th anniversary of World War I being commemorated in 2015, members of South Australia's ACH Group arts community used poppies as a moving and meaningful way to remember the people who lost their lives in war and those who served all around the world.

Health
Lifestyle
Combining mental health services and aged care

Combining mental health services and aged care

Integrating mental health services alongside disability and aged care will reinforce the holistic approach to client support, while also reaffirming mental health services as a core part of healthcare services.

Mohini supports 'Good Lives for Older People'

Mohini supports 'Good Lives for Older People'

As International Volunteer Day approaches this Friday, South Australian aged care provider, ACH Group shares the story of one of its volunteer, Mohini Yadav, as a way of honouring the 560 volunteers who gave almost 80,000 hours of their time in the last financial year alone.

Changing possibilities for 'in home' healthcare

Changing possibilities for 'in home' healthcare

Growing demand for better care of Australia’s ageing population has driven Home Support Services (HSS) to expand its service to a national level as it continues to set new benchmarks in the industry.

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