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Increased Pay Gap in Health and Aged Care Industry

November 17, 2018 0 Comments
Increased Pay Gap in Health and Aged Care Industry

For a second year in a row, the gender pay in favour of men has increased in the female-dominated industry – aged care, health and social services. The Workplace Gender Equality Agency 2017-18 Data Snapshot released a report showing that the health and aged care industries continue to have this increased pay gap, with men […]

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Speech Therapy for Aged Care Clients

October 30, 2018 0 Comments
Speech Therapy for Aged Care Clients

Speech therapy or speech pathology is a clinical practice that aims to aid people who cannot communicate effectively. It is often used as a treatment for people who are suffering from speech and language disorders, swallowing disorder, autism spectrum disorder, and dementia. This type of therapy is carried out by a speech pathologist, a health […]

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Pressure Sores

October 23, 2018 0 Comments
Pressure Sores

Pressure sores, also known as bed sores or pressure ulcers, are injuries to the skin and underlying tissue as a result of pressure in combination with friction. They often develop in the bony areas of the body such as the heels, ankles, hips, and tailbone. Bedsores occur when the body remains in a stagnant position […]

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Stress Busting for Health Care Workers

October 16, 2018 0 Comments
Stress Busting for Health Care Workers

Whether we like it or not, stress has become a big part of society. As technology increases, the demand for speed, perfection and 24/7 service increases. ‘Today’ is about fast-paced scrutiny on tasks and outcomes – and the potential for stress-induced illness has increased. The older we (and our clients) get, the more things we […]

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