Aged & Allied Health > Occupational therapy

Reinventing the wheelchair with advanced manufacturing

21 May, 2021

A groundbreaking wheelchair concept uses advanced materials such as 3D-printed titanium and carbon fibre to deliver comfort, weight savings and overall performance.

Why your office chair is harming your health

29 July, 2020

What would you say if someone told you that you spend an average of 6.3 hours every day damaging your health?

Help families find the right early intervention provider

10 January, 2020

To help your patients determine what is most important to them, Cerebral Palsy Alliance (CPA) has created an eGuide on how to find the right early intervention therapy provider.

New Aged Care Quality Standards now in effect

01 September, 2019

With new standards now in effect, Air Liquide Healthcare is pleased to offer a special discount on portable oxygen concentrators to help organisations meet the accreditation standards.

Protecting our older workers from injury

07 August, 2017 by Terry Wong, General Manager, Move 4 Life.

As we live longer, we work longer, increasing the risk of injury.

Puppy guilt trips help keep the elderly active

01 August, 2017

It's hard to ignore a dog that wants to go for a walk, which makes it a good strategy for keeping the elderly active.

Breakthrough in motor neurone disease research gives hope

07 February, 2017 by Florienne Loder*

When a person is diagnosed with motor neurone disease (MND), it's a race against time.

Keep your residents and patients stimulated, entertained and happy.

21 September, 2016 by AHHB

There’s nothing like brilliant entertainment to lift the spirits of your residents and patients.

Call to Screen Elderly for Alcohol Consumption

09 April, 2015 by Petrina Smith

A University of Adelaide researcher is calling for screening of  alcohol consumption among the elderly to determine potential harmful effects.

PCEHR Must Integrate Care For Ageing Population

24 November, 2014 by Sophie Blackshaw

The National E- Health Translation Authority (NEHTA) has announced that it will offer funding to private hospitals in order to integrate their systems to the Personally Controlled Electronic Health Record (PCEHR).

Age Services Peak LASA Announces New Chair

27 August, 2014 by Petrina Smith

Leading Age Services Australia (LASA), the industry peak body for all age service providers,has announced the appointment of Dr Graeme Blackman OAM as its independent Chair, taking over the role from Governor-General Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC.

Menu planning guidelines for Aged Care Homes - Missing in action

12 August, 2014 by ahhb

Aged Care Accreditation Standards are demanding increasing levels of excellence and facilities are coming under ever increasing scrutiny around the provision of nutrition and hydration. Food Service Managers are struggling with tighter budgets and needing to do more with less. Anne Schneyder asks where are the Nutrition and Menu Planning Standards for aged care facilities?

Public Health Association of Australia Comments on Latest COAG Report

12 June, 2014 by Petrina Smith

The Public Health Association of Australia (PHAA) has called on governments to reverse cuts to spending on prevention and to take action to deal with the obesogenic environment In the light of the latest COAG Report.

Indigenous Primary Health Care Report Shows Performance Improvements

05 May, 2014 by Petrina Smith

Performance improvements across a number of areas of Indigenous primary health care are shown in a report released today by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW).

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