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HelloCare Mail Jul 16, 2018

Wound Care and The Role of Nutrition

"With wounds costing the Australian health system $3 billion every year and nearly half a million Australians suffering from chronic wounds every day – we need your support to spread awareness." Each year Wound Awareness Week takes place to raise awareness of chronic wounds across Australia. This year’s theme of Wound Awareness Week is “Let’s Talk About Wounds”. We are encouraging more people to raise awareness of the rising issue of wounds, what wound symptoms are, and to encourage more people to go and see a wound...
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HelloCare is an online magazine that publishes quality news articles on health, wellness, useful tips for caregivers and professionals, dementia, palliative care and more. We work hard to find topics we believe our community want to read - please drop us a line if you have a personal story to share, news you want reported or just want to say hello.

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HelloCare Mail Jul 3, 2018

Letter to the editor: Constant vocalisation and unmet needs – how can we help?

HelloCare has received the following question from one of our readers. "A contentious question that will no doubt get me some abuse, however I hope some understanding as well. In my wife’s Alzheimer’s section (one area of 20 residents) there is one of our dear friends that screams and make continuous very loud sounds all day (except when eating). Her family won’t visit anymore because of the noise and they have requested that she be medicated however for some reason...
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HelloCare Mail Jun 19, 2018

Update: on Editorial ‘Gangrene, Agonising Infections Reported At Recently Re-Accredited Newcastle Nursing Home’

On 8 June 2018, HelloCare published an article on its website titled ‘Gangrene, Agonising Infections Reported At Recently Re-Accredited Newcastle Nursing Home’. The article described a series of medical conditions suffered by residents of the nursing home and suggested that those conditions were caused or contributed to by a lack of adequate care on the part of Tinonee Gardens The Multicultural Village. HelloCare accepts that the matters described in the article are complex medical conditions and were not presented in...
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HelloCare Mail May 30, 2018

Government’s $1.6 billion home care package not what it seems

  The Government and the Opposition are debating whether or not the budget contained ‘new’ money for aged care, or if funds have simply been redirected from residential care to more popular home care. The Labor party has criticised the Government’s $5 billion aged care package for simply reallocating funds from residential care to more popular home care. It says $1.6 billion that had been allocated to nursing homes has simply been redirected to fund 14,000 home care...
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