Robot revolution: why technology for older people must be designed with care and respect

robots for dementia care

This article was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article. Nola Ries, University of Newcastle and Taro Sugihara, Okayama University Many countries around the world have ageing populations and a growing prevalence of dementia. Japan, in particular, is a “super-ageing” society, with a population getting older faster than anywhere else in the world [Read More…]

Recommendations for Indigenous suicide prevention

recommendations for indigenous suicide prevention

The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Suicide Prevention Evaluation Project (ATSISPEP) is a solution that arose from Indigenous community members, leaders in mental health and suicide prevention, and the Australian Government as a response to the Indigenous suicide problem. Suicide is one of the most common causes of death among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander [Read More…]

Podiatry Board consultation on therapeutic endorsement guidelines for podiatrists

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The Podiatry Board of Australia has released a consultation paper on the review of the Registration standard: Endorsement for scheduled medicines and the related Guidelines: Endorsement for scheduled medicines. The profession, stakeholders and the community are invited to provide feedback and comments, including questions by Friday 9 December 2016. Submissions will be published on the [Read More…]