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"[Rapid antigen] tests need to be made free and directly available to the disability sector, and I'm encouraging everyone I know to speak out, so we can get there." Read More

Sydney nurse loses life savings in scary new phone hack

A Sydney nurse, who lost signal on his mobile phone, could never have imagined the terrifying reason why. Read More
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How smarter scheduling can increase home care worker satisfaction

Job satisfaction is more important than ever as Australian employees brace for the Great Resignation, which could see millions of workers quit their jobs in the year ahead. Read More

Documentaries and classic movies unlock positive memories for aged care residents

With the addition of FOXTEL Business to Arcare’s Seven Hills facility in Queensland, three aged care residents took the chance to give heart-warming reviews of some of the documentaries on Foxtel’s new channel, FOX DOCOS. Read More

Compliance rules and regulations: How tech is taking the stress out of aged care provider audits

Finding ways to simplify compliance is a hot topic for many providers, as stricter government requirements and mounting pressure from the community puts quality standards in the limelight. Read More


Wisdom Wednesday is about celebrating the experience and wisdom of our elders across the globe through storytelling. It's through these stories that we attempt to elevate their often unspoken worth and value of age unwittingly lost to peers and future generations. Do you have an elders story to share or are you an elder yourself that would like to be interviewed? Help us celebrate the lives of our elders through Wisdom Wednesday, a weekly segment posted – ironically – every Wednesday. Our older generation are by definition the most experienced members of our community, but as they age and transition into more passive, physically constrained roles in society, their importance often dwindles, particularly so as they enter long-term care.

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