Expert advice on ways to keep moving amidst isolation restrictions

Despite these being unprecedented times, we should keep up exercise routines albeit solo says Associate Professor Kevin Netto, a human movement and sports science researcher at Curtin University. “It’s really, really, really important that we maintain our health in these challenging times,” he says. “I’m not going to preach to the converted, but we all […]

Dementia Help Sheets released to help navigate COVID-19

Dementia Australia has released four Help Sheets outlining tips for people living with dementia, carers, family and friends of people living with dementia, and residential and home care providers on how to navigate the global coronavirus pandemic. Dementia Australia CEO Maree McCabe said people living with dementia were among the most vulnerable groups of society […]

Aged Care Royal Commission suspended proceedings

The Aged Care Royal Commission has suspended proceedings as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, with all hearings, group consultations and workshops scheduled until at least the end of May affected by the decision. Commissioners enacted the change, which remains subject to review, after receiving public health advice from the federal government, with aged care […]

Government to txt message Australians on coronavirus prevention steps

Starting today, every Australian mobile phone will be sent a text message from the Australian government with important steps each person can take to protect their own health, the health of their families and the health of the whole community from the coronavirus. As the spread of the coronavirus increases, it’s vital every Australian understands […]