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Aged care COVID-19 catch-22 must be addressed

The COVID-19 Catch-22 endured by older Australians must be urgently addressed, the Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) has told the Aged Care Royal Commission’s Impact of COVID-19 in

  • Aug 07 2020

Aged Care Royal Commission Impact of COVID-19 on Aged Care supplementary submission

Submission by the Australian Physiotherapy Association

August 2020

New research shows Australians want better funding and skilled staff for aged care residents

The Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) has welcomed new research showing Australians want a better funded aged care system.

Older Australians at risk of life-threatening falls after long COVID confinement

Older Australians in residential aged care are at risk of life-threatening falls and other serious health impacts after months of COVID-19 confinement and loss of mobility, according to the

Structured physio program for Australians with knee OA could save health system more than $300 million a year

Australians suffering moderate to severe knee osteoarthritis (OA) who take part in a structured pre-surgical physiotherapy program could avoid surgery altogether and save the health system

  • 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.

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