Aged & Allied Health > Rural health

New Resource for Residential Care Facilities

17 February, 2015 by Petrina Smith

A new resource launched by researchers from the University of Western Australia's Centre for Health and Ageing is designed to assist people living and working in residential care facilities.


Rate of Eye Disease Among Indigenous Diabetics A Concern

11 November, 2014 by Petrina Smith

A retrospective study indicates indigenous Australians are outstripping the wider population when it comes to a serious eye disease caused by diabetes.


National President of Alzheimer's Australia Outlines Priorities

02 October, 2014 by Petrina Smith

Improving the quality of residential care remains a central priority for  Alzheimer’s Australia National President  Graeme Samuel AC.


Cholesterol-Lowering Drug Cuts Cardiovascular Disease in Women

20 August, 2014 by Petrina Smith

The cholesterol-lowering drug fenofibrate cuts cardiovascular disease risks by 30 per cent in women with type-2 diabetes, according to a new study published by the University of Sydney.


Leading Dementia Experts Commit to Dementia Research

23 June, 2014 by Petrina Smith

[caption id="attachment_8246" align="alignright" width="133"] Professor Warwick Anderson[/caption]


Aged Care Bodies React to 2014 Budget Announcement

14 May, 2014 by Petrina Smith

Aged Care bodies have reacted to the 2014 Budget Announcements, citing both positive and negative outcomes.


Grants Available for Novel Approaches to Treating Alzheimer's Disease

20 March, 2014 by Petrina Smith

A new grant to encourage novel approaches to therapy for Alzheimer's disease has been established by the University of Sydney's Sir Zelman Cowen Universities Fund (SZCUF).


ANMF Outraged Aged Care Nurses' Wage Improvements Were Axed

13 December, 2013 by Petrina Smith

The Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation (ANMF), has expressed its outrage that the Federal Government has axed wage improvements for low-paid aged care nurses.


Hospital Communications Infrastructure

10 November, 2012 by John Connole

Hospital Communications Infrastructure


Aged care Q&A

25 August, 2012 by John Connole

In this issue we speak with Council of the Ageing (COTA) Chief Executive, Ian Yates, about the anticipated overhaul of Australia's aged care sector.


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