Tag: Elderly care


Knowledge translation main obstacle for better dementia facilities

Professor Richard Fleming is the Director of the NSW/ACT Dementia Training Study Centre. A key element of his work is translating knowledge around dementia-friendly environmental design into practice. IIR Healthcare spoke to him about overcoming barriers in transforming the build environment to meet the needs of people with dementia and what discussions need take place…

3 Dec 2013, by Test1 Test1


Election poll: Where would you allocate the Federal Government’s healthcare funds?

According to a recent article by the ABC, health is one of the biggest spending areas for Federal Government accounting for $64.4 billion or 16 per cent of the budget in 2013. However, with the many competing interests between healthcare organisations, research institutions and patients, the way in which these funds are spent is always…

26 Aug 2013, by Test1 Test1