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Quality of Life Measures Available for Use in Aged Care

Friday February 17, 2023

How do we measure an individual persons’ quality of life? Two new consumer experience and quality of life assessment tools, designed to improve standards and transparency in aged care, are to be rolled out nationally this year. A team of researchers at Flinders University have been working on the measures, since the Royal Commission into […]

Macular Disease Foundation Australia (MDFA)

Thursday December 22, 2022

Macular Disease Foundation Australia (MDFA) is a for purpose organisation working to reduce the incidence and impact of macular disease – the leading cause irreversible vision loss and blindness in Australia. For more than 20 years, we have been the only national charity representing the interests of the 8.9m Australians at risk of, or living […]

South Eastern Community Connect

Thursday December 22, 2022

South Eastern Community Connect (SECC) is a non-profit community organisation with 45 years’ experience providing a range of services, programs, information and advocacy to people with disability, children, older people and the wider community in the Bayside (Botany), City of Sydney, Randwick, Waverley and Woollahra communities. As a successful, community based organisation, SECC offers an […]

Newsletter Dec 2022

Monday December 19, 2022

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Dementia Australia

Monday December 19, 2022

Dementia Australia (formerly known as Alzheimer’s Australia) is the peak, non-profit organisation for people with dementia and their families and carers. Dementia Australia represent more than 459,000 Australians living with dementia and the estimated 1.6 million Australians involved in their care. Dementia Australia works with people impacted by dementia, all governments, and other key stakeholders […]

Meet Val Fell, OAM

Friday December 16, 2022

StepUp for Ageing Research is connecting the brightest minds in research with people who want to power a breakthrough in ageing research. Behind the scenes, the service is powered by dedicated and inspired supporters who serve on the StepUp Public Involvement Panel. One such supporter is Val Fell, who at 93 continues to balance a […]

Health Consumers NSW

Wednesday November 30, 2022

Health Consumers NSW (HCNSW) – established in 2011 – is the peak health consumer organisation in NSW. We are an independent, not-for-profit organisation that listens to patients, carers, their families and everybody who has an interest in making health services in NSW work for the people they serve. We advocate for patients, carers, their families […]


Tuesday November 22, 2022

Founded in 1885 by the Sisters of the Little Company of Mary, Calvary is a charitable, not-for-profit, Catholic health care organisation. Our mission is to provide quality, compassionate health care to the most vulnerable, including those reaching the end of their life. With more than 18,000 staff and volunteers, we have a national network of […]