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Accurate continence assessments, improving outcomes for residents

New to the Australian market, TENA® Identifi™ has been well received by one of Australia’s leading providers of in-home care, residential aged care, disability services and retirement living. TENA Identifi enables Residential Aged Care Facilities (RACFs) to conduct accurate continence assessments to provide true individualised care. The system is made up of specially designed pads […]

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Spiritual care in a secular age

Modern Australia is going through a major reappraisal of what we mean by ‘spiritual’. For some, spiritual’ is either an illusion, or at best a kind of emotion—awe and wonder at the fact of existence, at beauty in its various forms, and at relationships of love. For others, the universe is upheld by a personal […]

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New technology to aid aged care reform

The Aged Care Royal Commission’s Interim Report released on 31 October has placed the government, industry and community on notice for significant reform to come. The report has outlined how the aged care system has failed to meet the needs of our older and often vulnerable, citizens. As the market leading continence brand in Australia, […]

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New technology is making an impact in unexpected places.

Residential Aged Care Facilities (RACFs) may not be where you expect to find the latest in new technology. However, technological advancements are appearing with increasing frequency in Aged Care and some outstanding innovations are being implemented to improve residents’ quality of life. There has been much discussion about surveillance and monitoring in RACFs and how […]

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An accurate way to conduct continence assessments

The Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety has identified many areas in the sector that require reform. One area that could be improved to provide best practice care, is continence management and assessment. Incontinence is highly prevalent in aged care with 70.9 per cent1 of consumers in residential aged care facilities (RACFs) experiencing […]

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