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New retirement village fees calculator enhances consumer information and decision-­‐making

 

New retirement village fees calculator enhances consumer information and decision making  ...

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Declining digital inclusion as Australians age

 

The latest results on Australia’s Digital Inclusion Index looks at three key areas of digital inclusion: Access, Affordability and Digital Ability. ...

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Respect Public Dentistry So Everyone Can Smile

 

Respect Public Dentistry So Everyone Can Smile Do you, or do you know someone who would be willing to share their experiences (both good and bad) with the public dental system? ...

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Final Report on Voluntary Assisted Dying

 

The Expert Panel’s final report details how voluntary assisted dying would work in Victoria.  ...

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Easing The Burden Of Chronic Disease

 

The Pharmacist Chronic Disease Management Pilot will give eligiblepatients the freedom to visit their local pharmacy when monitoring and managing their chronic illnesses. ...

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COTA welcomes next steps in aged care reform but government must not falter in achieving greater choice and control

 

COTA welcomes next steps in aged care reform but government must not falter in achieving greater choice and control ...

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Self-managing your home care package delivers more hours of support from people you choose

 

Self-managing your home care package delivers more hours of support from people you choose.  ...

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Return of Pension Concession Card

 

Legislation to reinstate the Pension Concession Card has passed! This measure restores access to concessions for older people who lost their pension after the 1 January 2017 reforms.  ...

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New rules on how to give injections of Epipen and Epipen Jr

 

There has been a guideline change to how to administer Epipen and Epipen Jr: Hold the needle in place for only 3 seconds Do not massage the area after administration ...

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Calls for action at federal and state level on retirement housing

 

Alan Fels, Bill Shorten and Aged Care Minister Ken Wyatt all agree, something must be done to address the treatment of older people in Retirement Villages. ...

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