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  • Feb 17 2020

Response to the Department of Health's draft roadmap for the Dementia Ageing, and Aged Care Mission

Submission by the Australian Physiotherapy Association

  • Jan 30 2020

Response to the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety: Aged Care Program Redesign

Submission by the Australian Physiotherapy Association 

January 2020

  • Jan 20 2020

Response to the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety: Workforce

Submission by the Australian Physiotherapy Association

December 2019 

Aged care nightmare must end

The Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety’s interim report is a long overdue wake up call that must put an end to the nightmare suffered by many ageing Australians.

Building quality of life: The 5 secrets to a happy retirement

Entering retirement is for the most part an exciting journey full of new possibilities and adventures but at the same time the transition from working life can be a shock to the system with so much free time on your hands.

  • Jul 30 2019

I've had a few 'accidents' lately. Do I have to wear adult nappies?

It can be quite embarrassing for men who end up wetting themselves - they tend to start wearing dark coloured pants and limiting their movements in public to places like shops or restaurants, becoming recluses in fear of public incontinence.

Should AINs Be Providing Therapeutic Massage To Frail Injured Residents?

Vanessa Jessup is the chair of the Australian Physiotherapy Association’s gerontology physiotherapy group, and is an advocate for achieving the best health outcomes for aged care residents.

Changes to treatment plans for veterans delayed

Plans to force veterans to return to their doctors after 12 sessions have been postponed, amid concerns the changes may disadvantage returned service personnel with complex needs.

The best exercises to prevent and reduce ‘bingo wings’

As people age, it’s normal to lose muscle strength to hormone changes and lifestyle factors. Being less active causes the muscles to reduce in size and also makes areas like our arms a prime location for fat to accumulate.

Majority of costly knee replacements could be avoided with physiotherapy

While hip and knee replacements get thousands of Australians back on their feet and help to relieve them of debilitating pain each year, new research claims that the number of people undergoing these surgeries could be drastically lowered by physiotherapy.

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