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The Walk to Remember

Grab your walking shoes and make a difference to the lives of people living with dementia. Sunday 4th November 2018 is The Alzheimer's WA Walk to Remember...raise funds and awareness for those living with dementia in W.A. https://www.walktoremember.com.au/...

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Quality support for elderly Chinese in Perth

Salvation Army Corps Northbridge offer support to elderly Chinese residents living in the community. Support Workers with qualifications in Aged Care and who speak Cantonese are welcomed to be a part of their community.  Please read more at...

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AGED CARE UPDATES

Keep up to date with the changes! Stay current for your workplace and new job applications-   NEW single set of quality standards- AGED CARE and Community Subject to parliamentary processes, from 1 July 2019, this new single set of standards, called the Aged Care...

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CAMERAS IN AGED CARE ROOMS? PRIVACY VS PEACE OF MIND

The Minister for Aged Care, Ken Wyatt, has discussed installing cameras in all aged care facility bedrooms to protect elders from potential abuse by staff.  What do you think? Is it warranted? Read Dallas Bastian’s story on Aged Care Insite...

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Improving the quality of aged care workers in Australia

New blueprint to grow professional aged care workforce Excerpt from A Matter of Care- Aged Care Workforce Strategy Report The Aged Care Workforce Taskforce’s A matter of care – a strategy for Australia’s aged care workforce, released this month, is designed to shift...

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AGED CARE IN CRISIS

Report shows jump in aged care complaints Community Care Review September 27 2018 Complaints about aged care have increased by 23 per cent in the last year and 47 per cent since 2015, according to government figures showing a record 5,779 complaints were received in...

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Positive Input = Positive Output

Have you ever worked hard at producing a report/document/assignment, put hours of time and effort in to research, analysing data, reading, writing, deleting, editing, frustration, excitement at finding valuable data and information, formatting, editing and re-reading...

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