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Celebrating Halloween with a Disability: Inclusive and Fun

Halloween is a time for spooky delights and joyful celebrations, and it's an event that everyone, regardless of their abilities, should be able to enjoy. If you or someone you know has a disability, there are numerous ways to make Halloween a fun and inclusive experience. In this article, we'll explore how to celebrate Halloween with a disability, ensuring that everyone can participate in the festivities.

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Have We Lost Patience for Our Elderly People?

It's been said that a society's measure lies in how it treats its weakest members. With the elderly, have we forgotten our manners and lost our patience? 

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The Cost of Australia's Voice Referendum and Its Impact on Aged Care

On October 14, 2023, Australian voters made a statement against the proposed referendum to amend the Constitution, giving Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders a 'Voice' to Parliament to offer policy recommendations. With the referendum's price tag reaching approximately $450 million, it has ignited discussions about how these funds could have been used instead.

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Staffing Shortages in Regional Facilities Lead to Reduced Capacity

In recent times, the global healthcare system has faced unprecedented challenges due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. While the strain on healthcare facilities is evident across the world, the impact is often felt most acutely in regional areas. 

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Transforming Aged Care: How Technology is Revolutionising Senior Living

In recent years, technology has made significant strides in improving aged care, ushering in a new era of senior living that is marked by greater comfort, safety, and independence for elderly individuals. With an ageing global population, the demand for effective and efficient aged care services has never been higher. Current news events and developments in technology offer compelling examples of how innovation is reshaping the landscape of senior care.

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