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Category Archives: aged care

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Cartoons used in Aged Care Matters director Sarah Russell’s research report: Older People living well with in-home support presented to the Aged Care Quality and Safety Royal Commission in Adelaide today. Dealing with service providers was like “going to war”, read news report here.

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Elderly Australians can be assessed for home care ‘packages’ – funds to purchase services to enable them to keep on living in their own homes.  This government funding has made providing these services a growth industry.  Demand exceeds funding – many people have long a wait (some even have died) before their package comes through.  Today’s Pro Bono news cartoon.

 

A short video introduction to Remote Area Health Corps (RAHC) nursing in the Northern Territory, Australia – the Remote Context.

The second video outlining the Scope of Practice :

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Last week’s Pro Bono news cartoon: the Government announces a Royal Commission into aged care quality and safety.