Who cares about aged care?

The Australian population is ageing. In 2017, fifteen percent of Australians were aged 65 yrs or more. That is 3.8 million people. And this is expected to rise to twenty-two percent by 2057. A growing number of these people will require ongoing care in an aged care facility. But the truth is, the numbers of registered and … Continue reading Who cares about aged care?

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Roles: Social Worker.

Whether you are admitted to a hospital, or seeking the medical attention from a community health service, there are times when personal or social difficulties are all tangled up with your actual health issue. Sometimes those issues may seem overwhelming and seemingly unsolvable. Sure. But these other things aren’t ‘health’ issues are they?Absolutely they are. … Continue reading Roles: Social Worker.