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Guidance and resources for providers to support the Aged Care Quality Standards

The guidance material is intended to assist aged care services to implement and maintain compliance with the Quality Standards. It describes the intent of the Standards and the Commission’s expectations of performance and provides supporting information and examples of evidence.....view more

- Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission (1/12/2019)

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National Indigenous Australians Agency Health and Wellbeing Webpage

The Australian Government is committed to improving the health and wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians. This is one of our most important priorities. The National Indigenous Australians Agency has an important role working across governments to help.....view more

- National Indigenous Australians Agency & Australian Government (1/01/2020)

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Intellectual wellness – keeping your brain active matters

Every brain changes with age, and mental function changes along with it. Mental decline is common, and it’s one of the most feared consequences of aging. But cognitive impairment is not inevitable. Here are 12 ways you can help maintain.....view more

- Harvard Health Publishing (29/01/2020)

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Multicultural Competency in Wellness

Wellness Wheel The Mission of the National Wellness Institute (NWI) Multicultural Competency Committee is to support NWI with increasing inclusiveness by advancing multicultural competency within wellness best practices, and to assist with the development of knowledge, awareness, and skills to.....view more

- National Wellness Institute (1/01/2020)

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Risk factors for dementia

Reduce your risk of dementia. Your brain is your most valuable asset. Being brain healthy is relevant at any age, whether you are young, old or in between. However, it is particularly important once you reach middle age as this.....view more

- Dementia Australia (1/01/2020)

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Social and Emotional Wellbeing

This is a series of 10 factsheets that have been developed to raise awareness about different mental health issues among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. The information in the factsheets was adapted from the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander.....view more

- Australian Indigenous Health Info Net (1/01/2020)

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Social participation as an indicator of successful aging: an overview of concepts and their associations with health

This paper overviews the three concepts of social participation, their methods of measurement and their associations with health in older adults. We present a model of social participation that incorporates all three concepts of social participation and their effects on.....view more

- Heather Douglas, Andrew Georgiou & Johanna Westbrook (7/10/2016)

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The PERMA-Profiler: A brief multidimensional measure of flourishing

The PERMA Profiler is a general measure, developed for adults, which measures flourishing in terms of 5 domains: positive emotion, engagement, relationships, meaning, and accomplishment, following Dr. Seligman’s well-being theory. Health has also been added as an additional domain (making.....view more

- Julie Butler & Margaret L. Kern (14/10/2016)

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