Aug 11, 2017

What is it Like to Live with Hearing Loss?

What is it like to live with hearing loss? Many older people go years before they do anything about their hearing. Today we talk with audiologist Marguerite and her client Rosalie.

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Wound Awareness Week 2020: tackling an unnoticed crisis

The hidden epidemic of chronic wounds impacts the health, wellbeing, and finances of many Australians. Treatment and care for chronic wounds this year will consume over $3 billion from the health and aged care budgets. For individuals, the average out of pocket cost can be around $4,000 a year. Read More

Confounding fees hide the great aged care swindle

As a nation, we’re watching on as a royal commission investigates the quality and safety of our aged care system amid allegations of widespread corruption and abuse. In the shadows of the investigation’s more arresting revelations, a lesser-known story, though equally important, has begun to unfold. Under the radar, elderly and disabled Australians are being... Read More

Decades of Decadence: The Downfall of the Aged Care Complaints System

When it comes to the issues regarding complaints in the aged care industry, Professor Merrilyn Walton might have more insight than just about anybody. With a career spanning over 30 years and a CV that boasts half a decade as the inaugural commissioner of the NSW Health Care Complaints Commission, it would be safe assume... Read More
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