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How good design can make aged care facilities feel more like home

Image: Shutterstock The stark difference between an aged care “home” and a real home has been laid bare by the COVID pandemic. Residential aged care buildings are often institutionally designed, even...

Nursing home residents are paying $800 a week for services they are barely getting

Juniper Chrystal Halliday Residential Aged Care. Nursing home residents confined to their rooms during COVID are like hypothetical tenants...

Budget package doesn’t guarantee aged-care residents will get better care

  Picture: Shuttlestock The big investment in aged care announced in last night’s federal budget – an extra A$17.7...

Granny’s on Instagram! In the COVID-19 era, older adults see time differently and are doing better than younger people

Many older adults are learning new digital skills to help them socialize virtually. Eva-Katalin/Getty Images Time in the era...

The budget must address aged care — here are 3 key priorities

Picture: Daniel Pockett/AAP Australia’s aged care system has produced a litany of failures: unpalatable food, poor care, neglect, abuse...

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