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The statement that New Zealand faces a growing tide of dementia is a sad fact. However nowhere in the announcement did we see the projections for arthritis and its financial impact on New Zealand's economy and health costs. Arthritis New Zealand is
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Minister for Ageing Mark Butler has launched a new research centre for improving dementia care services, saying with one million Australians expected to suffer from the disease by 2050 it is "one of the greatest health challenges we've ever faced".
Mal Fairclough Residents of an Essendon aged care centre linked to a multimillion-dollar lawsuit are looking for new accommodation after their families were informed the centre will close in nine days. The centre is believed to have capacity for
The plan, which will be unveiled on Tuesday by Aged Care Minister Mark Butler, has been criticised by Catholic Health Australia, which argues it is up to providers to make their own industrial arrangements with workers. The cash injection is aimed at
Mr Snowden was facing a charge of obtaining financial advantage by deception in 2011 when he became director of Berkeley Living Group Pty Ltd, offering retirement living and aged care...Berkeley Living Group was placed into administration last year,
And the number of reported assaults have increased year on year since mandatory reporting began in 2007...The 1971 reports of abuse last financial year included 1627 reports of alleged unreasonable force against residents in nursing homes, 309
W&L Consultancy, a subsidiary of Wellness & Lifestyles Australia, is one of those firms. Nick Heywood-Smith, CEO of W&L Consultancy. If a reappraisal is appropriate, W&L Consultancy implements their reappraisal system to match
Ageing and Aged Care Strategy promising to take steps to ensure equality amongst aged care services. The strategy will act as a support for the Living Long Living Better program a government package that is plunging $3.7 billion into an aged care
From mid-2014, aged care providers charging more than $50 a day will have to justify the price. Some have welcomed the announcement, saying it heralds a new era of transparency; others says it still effectively means Australia has a regulated system.