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The oldest person in WA to undergo a major hip replacement has celebrated her 109th birthday – and celebrated with cake and a letter from the Queen.

Helen Stamelos has survived two World Wars to celebrate her 109th birthday with (left) and a letter from the Queen. The oldest person in WA to undergo a major hip replacement has celebrated her 109th birthday – and celebrated with cake and a letter from the Queen. Helen Stamelos, who celebrated her milestone on Monday, […]

December 7th, 2015
Topic: AGED CARE, WOMEN Tags: , , ,

Federal laws to transform aged care industry into user-pay model

PHYSICAL and sexual assaults, requests for $1 million bonds for humble rooms and one demand for $11 each time an elderly Brisbane blind woman was escorted to the lunch room are the ugly underbelly of an aged care industry set for a massive shake up. A raft of new federal laws will transform the industry […]

June 30th, 2014
Topic: AGED CARE, GOVERNMENT Tags: , , ,