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Deafness Forum of Australia Concern With Aged Care

September 24, 2014 0 Comments
Deafness Forum of Australia Concern With Aged Care

The Deafness Forum of Australia raised concerns about the lack of formal hearing assistance training for carers within aged care. David Brady, Chairman for the Deafness Forum of Australia  said, “It is a national disgrace that while more than seven out of ten older Australians suffer from hearing loss, the staff entering the aged care […]

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ACT Nursing Homes Struggle with Staff to Patient Ratios

September 18, 2014 0 Comments
ACT Nursing Homes Struggle with Staff to Patient Ratios

ACT Nursing Homes staff to patient ratios put elderly people at risk over the quality of service they provide. Recently, a Canberra woman registered a complaint about the quality of care her elderly mother received at an ACT Nursing Home (in Canberra). According to the daughter, her mother who had diabetes, was often served food […]

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Health Workers Across Australia Can Improve Safety Awareness

September 11, 2014 0 Comments
Health Workers Across Australia Can Improve Safety Awareness

According to a recent Australian study, many Health Workers and Community Workers lack proper safety awareness. Aged Care Workers, Disability Care and many other Health Workers lack proper safety awareness and consciousness despite having the most numbers of workplace injury claims of all industries. The study titled “Dangerous Personalities Making Work Unsafe” was carried out by […]

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Australians Unlikely to have Advance Care Directives

September 4, 2014 0 Comments
Australians Unlikely to have Advance Care Directives

A large-scale study on end-of-life planning discovered that most Australians do not organise advance care directives for their medical care and treatment. Recently, experts have been expressing the need to look into the over-treatment of the elderly and sick, making sure that they do not get unnecessary invasive treatment than they should if they were […]

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