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Aged care is being put on the backburner in Australia

ALMA was told by her daughter it would be a “nice” place.  But when Alma entered the aged-care facility, there was an overpowering stench of urine combined with toilet cleaner.   Alma’s room was tiny with no outlook, the curtains closed. It felt degrading.  She was collected and taken to a common lounge room where she sat all day with ... Read More »

Living with dementia: New Southport facility makes residences feel at home

Dementia

SPONSORED BY ST VINCENT’S CARE SERVICES WITH almost one in 10 Australians living with dementia and the number expected to rise as our ageing population grows, St Vincent’s Care Services is working hard to ensure its services cater for this important and growing group. The aged-care and retirement-living provider is due to welcome 40 additional residents to its Southport facility in August, ... Read More »

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