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Amanda Wheeler, Griffith University

12/20/2017
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Professor Amanda Wheeler from Griffith University on storing and disposing of unwanted medicines.

Duration: 00:20:34


Gordon Manuel, Mark Moran Group

12/5/2017
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Gordon Manuel from the Mark Moran Group, who took out the Individual Distinction Award at 2017 HESTA Aged Care Awards, on his philosophies on food and dining in aged care.

Duration: 00:22:19


John Vohradsky, IRT Group

11/28/2017
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John Vohradsky, head of IT & business excellence at IRT Group, on Pod Zero, a driverless care designed to safely navigate private roads in residential aged care communities.

Duration: 00:19:34


Suzanne Dyer, Flinders University

11/21/2017
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Dr Suzanne Dyer from Flinders University’s Rehabilitation, Aged and Extended Care, College of Nursing and Health Sciences, on a new tool that measures quality of aged care.

Duration: 00:24:59


David McNair, chartered lighting engineer

11/6/2017
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Chartered lighting engineer David McNair on Enlighten: Lighting for older people and people with dementia, a new book, published by HammondCare Media, that walks readers through the ins and out of light and lighting.

Duration: 00:34:39


Keith Hill, Curtin University

11/1/2017
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Professor Keith Hill, from Curtin University, on a new system that senses movements that increase a person’s risk of falling.

Duration: 00:24:04


Maree McCabe, Dementia Australia

10/18/2017
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Dementia Australia chief executive Maree McCabe on the peak's new report on dementia awareness.

Duration: 00:14:31


Sarah Pettenon, Lifeview Residential Care

10/10/2017
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Sarah Pettenon, manager of person directed care at Lifeview Residential Care, on walking the Kokoda Trail.

Duration: 00:27:49


Margaret Jorgensen, the Wildflower Day Club

10/5/2017
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Margaret Jorgensen on the Wildflower Day Club, which aims to help members of Watsonia Returned Services League of Australia (RSL) who have lost a partner make new friends.

Duration: 00:24:52


Ian Heard, Microsoft Australia

9/25/2017
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Ian Heard, general manager of digital workplace & collaboration at Microsoft Australia, on survey of heath workers' views on technology in the sector.

Duration: 00:32:26


Joseph Ibrahim, Monash University

9/19/2017
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Professor Joseph Ibrahim, from Monash University’s Health Law and Ageing Research Unit, on mortality rates among aged care residents following an evacuation due to a natural or man-made disaster.

Duration: 00:29:19


Cindy Jones from Griffith University

9/17/2017
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Dr Cindy Jones from Griffith University on sexual expression among people with dementia in aged care.

Duration: 00:33:55


Marie-Anne Schull, Karuna

8/24/2017
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Marie-Anne Schull, from palliative care provider Karuna, on workplace grief and loss.

Duration: 00:30:49


Jan Rice, wound management clinician

8/13/2017
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Wound management clinician Jan Rice on wound management in aged care and recent developments in the field.

Duration: 00:16:41


Frances Batchelor, NARI

8/2/2017
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Dr Frances Batchelor, National Ageing Research Institute’s director of health promotions, on Talk2Me, a project that aims to develop a tool to help people with dementia from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds communicate everyday needs with carers who do not speak the same language.

Duration: 00:16:31


Chris Riedy

7/24/2017
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Professor Chris Riedy, from the University of Technology Sydney, on co-housing in later life.

Duration: 00:36:32


Lucy O'Flaherty, Glenview

7/21/2017
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Glenview chief executive Lucy O’Flaherty on Korongee, Australia's first dementia village.

Duration: 00:28:36


Dana Wong, Monash University

7/13/2017
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Are smartphones making our brains lazy? It’s a common concern about the devices and their handy memory tools but Australian researchers say these applications are more helpful than harmful. Aged Care Insite speaks with Dr Dana Wong, senior lecturer in clinical neuropsychology at Monash University to discuss a study into the impact of smartphone memory aids on a person’s memory.

Duration: 00:22:13


ACI Louise DeWolf

7/13/2017
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Louise DeWolf is the Butterfly Model coordinator at Barunga Village, a retirement home and residential aged care provider in Port Broughton, a township 170 kilometres northwest of Adelaide, in South Australia. Barunga Village has recently completed a 12-month pilot program for a type of dementia care called the Butterfly Model, which was originally formulated in 1995. ACI news editor Patrick Avenell spoke with DeWolf about this program and I started by asking her for an overview of what it...

Duration: 00:25:25


ACI Wilfred Koon

7/9/2017
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Dr Wilfred Koon is the founder and principal dentist at The Point Dental, in Point Cook, Melbourne. He is seeking to revolutionise the masticating lives of older Australians with a new type of dental implants, called All-on-4.

Duration: 00:13:24

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