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Take a holiday to keep dementia at bay

Can going on a holiday treat dementia? A team of researchers from Edith Cowan University believe 'travel therapy' could be the future of treatment for people living with dementia.  To integrate this into our healthcare system, lead researcher Dr Jun ...

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Royal commission Sydney hearing: final days

The last two days of the Sydney hearing kept up the theme of medical restraints in aged care. Josef Ibrahim spoke at length on psychotropic misuse and we also heard from Christina Bolger, executive director, regulatory policy and performance at ...

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Facial recognition pain tool rolling out nationally

A tool that uses facial recognition software to detect pain in the elderly and people with dementia is making its way across Australian residential aged care villages. Known as PainChek, its national rollout via Dementia Support Australia (DSA) is now underway ...

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