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HealthTalk Australia

HealthTalk interviewed 56 people (including six couples) about their experiences of ageing. Our researchers travelled to urban and regional areas throughout Australia to talk to people in their own homes. Participants spoke about what is important to them as they age; and what it feels like to be getting older – physically, mentally and in their social context. They talked about their changing personal relationships, pragmatic life decisions, health, illness and death.



Course Resources for Aged Care

This guide will point you to resources that will assist with your studies.
Resources are available at your library and online.

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Employment News WA

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The top three employing industries in WA are currently Health Care and Social Assistance, Construction and Retail Trade. One key difference in employment composition relates to WA having a higher proportion of workers employed in the mining industry (6.7%) compared to nationally (1.8%).                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    

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Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety

Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety

Over 7747 submissions have been received to date, and the most common concerns this month are neglect, dignity and governance.