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Aged Care Quality Standards: spirituality is more than religion

Produced by Meaningful Ageing Australia, this three minute video introduces spirituality in the Australian Aged Care Quality Standards, and the idea that spirituality is not confined to religion. Useful for staff in all roles.

- Meaningful Ageing Australia (18/09/2019)

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Clever Solutions for Savvy Seniors – Resource Manual

Produced by the Northern Seniors Community Ambassadors, this resource is a practical guide with information on the most efficient and safest way to undertake everyday tasks by seniors, often with the aid of assistive technology. Assistive technology may be classified.....view more

- Northern Collaborative Project and Northern Seniors Community Ambassadors (9/01/2019)

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Dealing with Diversity: Aged Care services for new and emerging communities

The purpose of this research was to identify the impacts of diversity on the ability of culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) people to access government services such as aged care, particularly when these services require a high level of digital.....view more

- National Seniors Australia (1/08/2018)

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Australian Association of Gerontology (AAG) – Fact sheet 2 – Australian approaches to reablement in the home support and care program

This Fact Sheet has been developed by the Australian Association of Gerontology (AAG) with the support of the Expert Reference Group for the AAG Reablement Project 2017-19 (1). The aim is to provide a summary of current reablement approaches for.....view more

- Australian Association of Gerontology (AAG) (1/06/2019)

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Australian Association of Gerontology (AAG) – Fact sheet 4 – list of published evidence on reablement approaches

This Fact Sheet has been developed by the Australian Association of Gerontology (AAG) with the support of the Expert Reference Group for the AAG Reablement Project 2017-19 1. The aim is to provide a list and brief summaries of the.....view more

- Australian Association of Gerontology (AAG) (1/06/2019)

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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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