The first doses of the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID vaccine have arrived. What happens next?
Australia has doubled its coronavirus vaccine stocks after hundreds of thousands of doses of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine were flown into Sydney on Sunday. The federal government says it hopes the new vaccine will be going into people's arms from Monday, March 8. What happened on Sunday? Three hundred thousand doses of the Oxford-Ast...Read More
Targeted Calls for Research into mental health of older Australians
NHMRC has opened two Targeted Calls for Research (TCRs) to address important aspects of mental health in older Australians. The first TCR focuses on Dementia in Indigenous Australians and is part of the Australian Government’s Boosting Dementia Researchbudget measure. In partnership with beyondblue(l...Read More
The Aged Care Channel (ACC) is offering a free educational tv program to learn to recognise the signs of elder abuse and know what to do in cases of suspected abuse.
Named Abuse: Recognising and Reporting,the program is aimed at home care providers, managers, direct care workers, co-ordinators, case managers and anyone interested in the well-being and care of older people in the community. The World Health Organisation’s World Report on Ageing and Health indicates that older adults frequ...Read More