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'Tipping point' for carers begins with incontinence

Latest A person becoming incontinent is often the tipping point for a carer relinquishing their care to a residential aged care facility, particularly if combined with dementia or mobility issues, according to a peak national organisation working to improve the quality of life of Australians affected by incontinence. Read more

Aged Care
Retirement
$100 million retirement development underway

$100 million retirement development underway

A Queensland residential and community care provider has contracted Grindley Construction for the first phase of stage one of Kingsford Terrace, the organisation’s $100 million retirement living development.

Win copy of vital aged care handbook

Win copy of vital aged care handbook

An aged care handbook, originally published in 2011, has been relaunched to reflect the new residential aged and home care fees and charges which were introduced in July.

Retirement incomes review needed

Retirement incomes review needed

A new report supports calls for the federal government to prepare a comprehensive review evaluating pension, superannuation, taxation and mature workforce issues.

Health
Lifestyle
Where do you find most nurses?

Where do you find most nurses?

The supply of medical practitioners is highest in major cities, while the supply of nurses and midwives is highest in ‘very remote’ areas, according to information released by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW).

Dementia treadmill challenge

Dementia treadmill challenge

Footy legends, politicians and corporate chiefs are joining forces to lace up and set the pace in a 24 hour treadmill challenge to beat dementia.

Home care video launched

Home care video launched

A Western Australian aged and community care provider has launched a video offering information to people looking for help to stay living independently at home.

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