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My Aged Care is set to be streamlined and a further $60 million will go into dementia care and aged care services New policies and processes have been implemented to …

TerryWhite Chemmart has helped launch an innovative new way of charting medicines in aged care facilities Touted as “Australia’s first truly paperless medication charting system for aged care,” the initiative …

Ruilin Ng felt that there was a “roadblock” between herself as a pharmacist and patients with life-limiting illnesses… so she decided to do something about it “In our community there’s …

Stakeholders from the Aged Care Guild have suggested emulating the Pharmacy Guild’s tactics in lobbying governments The Aged Care Guild has launched a new campaign, “Protect Aussie Aged Care,” which …

Communication between the pharmacist, prescriber and aged care staff is a high-risk area for medication errors, says Webstercare’s Gerard Stevens On Tuesday AJP looked at a study by Monash University researchers recently …

Osteoporosis is a menacing yet silent disease affecting more than a million Australians, writes Leanne Philpott This year alone the total annual cost of bone fractures from osteoporosis and osteopenia …

Protect vulnerable people as flu cases rise: NSW Health People with flu symptoms have been warned to stay away from aged care facilities and vulnerable groups following a spike in …

Medication reconciliation service ranks highest out of 16 potential interventions Polypharmacy, or the use of nine or more medicines, is highly prevalent in Australian residential aged care facilities and contributes …