Aged & Allied Health > Physiotherapy

MS needs 'unmet': survey

19 August, 2019

One in four Australians with MS surveyed for a national research study report having unmet medical and allied health service needs.


Is it safe to exercise with scleroderma?

30 October, 2018 by Stephanie Frade*

Due to the autoimmune disease's unpredictability and seriousness, scleroderma patients are often uncertain if they can exercise. But there is hope.


McQuoin Park: Promoting Wellness in Aged Care

04 October, 2016 by AHHB

In May 2016, Catholic Healthcare commenced construction of a $120 million development project at McQuoin Park in Waitara, New South Wales.


Managing diabetes as you age

03 January, 2016 by ahhb


GPs Access Palliative Care Support through Smartphone App

03 June, 2015 by Sharon Smith

GPs providing older patients with palliative care now have access to specialist medical advice for in-home and residential care settings thanks to an app designed by Flinders University's Palliative Care Program.


LASA: The ‘Competition’ of Aged Care Creates More Losers than Winners

04 December, 2014 by Petrina Smith

Leading Age Services Australia (LASA) has responded to the Aged Care Accommodation Round (ACAR) saying for every winner of a place there were 16 losers.


ACSA Award Winners Announced

08 September, 2014 by Petrina Smith

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Improved Collaboration Needed to Successfully Deliver the NDIS

04 August, 2014 by Petrina Smith

To successfully deliver the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), there needs to be improved collaboration across government and services, according to a  new report by the University of Sydney and the Young People In Nursing Homes National Alliance.


The Australian Indigenous Doctors’ Association

18 June, 2014 by Ryan Mccann

The Australian Hospital and Healthcare Bulletin presents the winter edition foreword by Dr Tammy Kimpton, President of the Australian Indigenous Doctors’ Association. 


Immunisation Grants for Local Communities to Boost Immunisation

18 June, 2014 by Petrina Smith

GSK’s 2014 Immunisation Grants for local communities have been launched at the Public Health Association of Australia’s 14th annual immunisation conference to help improve access, coverage and timely delivery of vaccination services.


Aged Care Facilities Tackle Overuse of Antipsychotic Medicines

14 April, 2014 by Petrina Smith

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The Australian Mental Health System Needs a Rethink - New Report Released

11 March, 2014 by Petrina Smith

A new report released today, Crossroads - Rethinking the Australian Mental Health System, shows an additional cost to the taxpayer of $9b if the structure and emphasis of the current system is maintained.


New Innovations Recognised at National Aged Care Hospitality Award

12 November, 2013 by Petrina Smith

The inaugural National Aged Care Hospitality Award for Catering Innovation of the Year has been presented to Victorian  Aged Care contract caterers United Hospitality, along with NSW Aged Care provider the Whiddon Group.


Queensland Alliance for Mental Health Takes out Award

29 October, 2013 by Petrina Smith

Queensland Alliance for Mental Health (QAMH) has taken out the Queensland division of the?2013 Resilient Australia Awards for its Resilient Places project.


Falls Prevention Guidelines

30 April, 2013 by ahhb

Falls are a significant cause of harm to older people. The rate, intensity and cost of falls identify them as a national safety and quality issue. Following are some of the most important guidelines summarised as produced by The Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care (ACSQHC) which relate to the hospitals and residential aged care settings.


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