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Improving healthcare environments with sustainable rubber flooring

29 January, 2018

Managers and owners of healthcare facilities are tasked with ensuring an environment that is conducive to the health and safety of staff and patients.


Identifying malnutrition and boosting nutritional intake in aged care

06 October, 2016 by AHHB

Undetected malnutrition affects every system in the body. It is directly associated with increasing complex clinical needs, increased vulnerability to illness with associated functional decline, increased dependency and subsequent increased health care costs. Even when underlying illness and age are taken into account, it predicts a greater than threefold risk of death within 12 to 18 months in older Australians.



Aged Care Sector Delivers Budget

24 June, 2015 by Sharon Smith

Aged and Community Services Australia (ACSA) has been leading the charge on the current updates to the Aged Care changes that will take effect from 1 July 2015. Providers are required to be registered through the My Aged Care portal for receiving and managing service referrals.


Leading Age Services Australia Welcomes Exemptions for Co-payments

11 December, 2014 by Petrina Smith

Leading Age Services Australia says the Federal Government's announcement  to drop plans for the Medicare co-payment  is a strong outcome for older Australians.



National Centre for Excellence in Youth Mental Health

09 October, 2014 by Petrina Smith

Australia's first National Centre of Excellence in Youth Mental Health has been established to help find new and innovative treatments to better the lives of young people.


Shift from Residential Aged Care to Community Care is Continuing

10 September, 2014 by Petrina Smith

The shift from residential aged care to aged care that is provided in the community is continuing, according to new information released today by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW).


New Research Show No One-Size-Fits-All all Approach will Treat Clinical Depression

04 August, 2014 by Petrina Smith

Research led by the University of Adelaide has resulted in new insights into clinical depression that demonstrate there cannot be a "one-size-fits-all" approach to treating the disease.


COAG Report Card Shows More Effort Required to Close the Gap

26 June, 2014 by Petrina Smith

The COAG Reform Council’s final report card shows that governments need to strengthen efforts to improve health outcomes for Indigenous Australians.


LASA Calls on Government to Reduce Burden on Homecare Providers

18 June, 2014 by Petrina Smith

[caption id="attachment_8379" align="alignright" width="133"] LASA CEO Patrick Reid[/caption]


ABC Reports Medicare Local System Will be Scrapped

22 April, 2014 by Petrina Smith

There is growing speculation the Federal Government plans to shut down the Medicare Local system, according to an article published by ABC today.


Chronic Pain Research Provides New Insight Into Brain Response

12 March, 2014 by Petrina Smith

University of Adelaide researchers say new insights into how the human brain responds to chronic pain could eventually lead to improved treatments for patients.


LASA National Board Develops Action Plan with Minister Andrews

15 November, 2013 by Petrina Smith

LASA National Board met with Minister Kevin Andrews to discuss key issues affecting the industry.


Hospital Communications Infrastructure

30 October, 2012 by John Connole

Hospital Communications Infrastructure


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