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Battle of ‘bland’ in building design for seniors

Battle of ‘bland’ in building design for seniors

The concept of designing buildings, products and environments which are accessible to older people and those with and without disabilities has been ignored, according to the University of Technology Sydney (UTS).

Aged care body slams ‘inaccurate’ industry info

Aged care body slams ‘inaccurate’ industry info

A body representing not for profit aged care providers claims there are some inaccuracies in a recent article which states there are “no restrictions” on what the ‘bonds’ (now Refundable Accommodation Deposits – RADs) in aged care could be used for.

Support for low income super contribution

Support for low income super contribution

The retirement savings of almost 3.6 million workers, including 2.2 million women will be spared from Prime Minister Tony Abbott’s cuts following news that the Palmer United Party will vote to save the low income super contribution.

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Lifestyle
HOPE for older ‘hoarders’

HOPE for older ‘hoarders’

A new, free program to help older people with ‘hoarding disorder’, or who are living in domestic squalor in northern Sydney and the beaches, has been started in time for winter.

Preventing sexual assault in aged care

Preventing sexual assault in aged care

The findings and recommendations of a ‘ground breaking’ study on sexual assault against older women will be presented to the aged and community care sector and government for direct action.

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