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Guide fights ageism through language

An advocacy group has released a manual for healthcare workers to help reduce the impact of ageism on older people. The guide from EveryAGE Counts hopes to assist workers in preventing and addressing ageist attitudes affecting older people through language. Ageism is ...

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Healthcare, family violence agencies need better links

Researchers, educators and health and social service providers gathered in Melbourne recently to explore a systematic response to family violence across the healthcare system. The Nursing Network on Violence Against Women International (NNVAWI) partnered with La Trobe University to present ...

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Aged care divide wrong

Some nurses consider working with the elderly is not 'real' nursing but nothing could be further from the truth, writes Peter Kieseker. The implicit - and often explicit - message received during my study was: "Aged care - it's not ...

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