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September 2016


David Tune to Lead Major Review of Aged Care Reforms

22 September 2016

Media release

Assistant Minister for Health and Aged Care, Ken Wyatt AM, MP announced the appointment of David Tune AO PSM to lead the Aged Care Legislated Review.


Dementia diagnosed every 3 seconds worldwide

21 September 2016

Media release

Every 3 seconds one person worldwide is diagnosed with dementia – a group of conditions, which affects over 350,000 Australians and 46 million people worldwide.


Advocating for better aged care services

16 September 2016

Media release

Advocates and consumers are being encouraged to have their say to help inform the design of future aged care advocacy services that focus on individual advocacy support.


Improved dementia support through program redesign

16 September 2016

Media release

Two associations have been selected to deliver a national dementia behaviour management service and a streamlined training program to better support people with dementia and their carers.


Connect, Communicate and Care to Help Save a Life

10 September 2016

Media release

Assistant Minister for Health and Aged Care, Ken Wyatt AM, MP said World Suicide Prevention Day, and this year’s theme of ‘connect, communicate and care’, like RUOK? Day, highlights the importance of starting a conversation.


You Are Not Alone during Dementia Awareness Month

06 September 2016

Media release

September is Dementia Awareness month, and with one-in-10 Australians over the age of 65 affected, we’re being encouraged to help sufferers feel less isolated and alone.


Get your team jersey on to spark a lifesaving conversation

02 September 2016

Media release

The Assistant Minister for Health and Aged Care Ken Wyatt AM MP is urging Australians to wear their favourite team colours for Jersey Day on Friday September 2 to help spark a conversation about organ donation.

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