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The Health Advocate - April 2019

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The April 2019 issue focuses on aged care and integrated care and features articles including:

  • Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety
  • Nursing and the Aged
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‘Reforms to home care arrangements for older people are well-intentioned—but have led to some problems’, Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association (AHHA) Chief Executive Alison Verhoeven said today. ‘Tied in with this is a serious lack of national...

The Australian aged care system is in the midst of an overhaul. A ten-year reform plan released in 2012 aims to create a sustainable, consumer-driven and market-based aged care system. Many of the policy changes have focused on packaged home care...

Jeff Cheverton Memorial Scholarship

About the Scholarship
The Jeff Cheverton Memorial Scholarship has been established by the Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association (AHHA), together with Brisbane...

The Australian healthcare and social welfare sectors are underprepared to deal with the burdens of rising rates of chronic disease and disability and an ageing population. Government responses to this include the establishment of programs such as Health...

Improving models of aged care

An age-old problem

  • Addressing oral health in aged care

New dimensions in telemedicine

  • Trialling high-definition, three-
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