Aged & Allied Health > Social work

Virtual Relief Run to raise funds for COVID-stricken India

28 May, 2021

Relief Run will be held from 11–13 June, allowing participants all over the world to run or walk 5 km, 10 km or a half marathon at a location and time that suits them.


Health for all: considering marginalised groups

23 April, 2021 by Jane Allman

Marginalised communities, including immigrants and refugees, rural or remote people and the youth community, may feel they are last in line when it comes to health.


HESTA Excellence Awards — nominations open

10 March, 2021

HESTA is calling for nominations of dedicated professionals working in disability, allied health, aged care and community services.


HESTA Impact Awards finalists announced

20 January, 2021

Eleven finalists have been announced for the inaugural HESTA Impact Awards, recognising health and community services professionals taking positive steps to create a better world.


HESTA Excellence Awards winners announced

27 November, 2020

Eight organisations and teams have been recognised across disability services, allied health, aged care and community services in a virtual celebration of excellence.


HESTA Excellence Awards: finalists revealed

21 October, 2020

Twenty-four organisations and teams working in disability, allied health, aged care and community services have been revealed as finalists for HESTA Excellence Awards.


Football club partnership champions healthy lifestyles

19 August, 2020

Life and health insurance provider AIA Australia has become the official life, health and wellbeing partner for North Melbourne Football Club.


Nominations open for new HESTA awards

09 June, 2020

The HESTA Excellence Awards will celebrate the dedicated professionals working in disability, allied health, aged care and community services.


COVID-19 exposes inequality in New York City

05 May, 2020

In New York City, low-income and minority communities shoulder a disproportionate burden of COVID-19, with higher rates of hospitalisation and death.


Measuring quality of life in aged care

22 August, 2019

Understanding what good quality of life means to aged-care consumers could assist economic evaluation of services, researchers say.


Evaluation of family violence response program in Victoria

02 July, 2019

18 Victorian hospitals will be participating in a project evaluating the state-wide program, Strengthening Hospitals Response to Family Violence.


Program helps those with autism gain independence

11 March, 2019

A unique social skills program has helped one young man with autism gain independence and build confidence, much to his and his family's delight.


Domestic violence rife in gay couples

07 August, 2018

Nearly half the men in a US study about male intimate partner violence reported being victims of abuse.


Resisting brittle bones in men

20 July, 2016 by Corin Kelly

Big improvements in bone and muscle strength with no injuries is expected to be the outcome of a Griffith University study training men aged over 50 with low bone mass.


Soldiers, mindfulness and mental health

25 April, 2016 by Corin Kelly

This Anzac Day we take a look at the effects of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) on our returned soldiers and how mindfulness can be part of the solution.


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