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Aged care residents keeping connected through COVID isolation

Luke Michael, Saturday, 11th July 2020 -  Australia’s aged care community have found some quirky ways to keep their spirits up  Coronavirus-imposed social isolation is tough, especially for aged care residents.

Creating paws-itive change for the socially isolated

Luke Michael, Saturday, 25th April 2020 -  Happy Paws Happy Hearts is taking its services online to make them more accessible for those who need them At a time when physical distancing measures have exacerbated social isolation

Young and old compete for sporting glory

Maggie Coggan, Saturday, 5th October 2019 -  Canberra’s oldest citizens have been going for gold in the town’s annual sporting competition, walking away with more than a medal around their necks.  The sporting carnival, hosted

Virtual Reality Could Help Combat Social Isolation in Ageing Population

Rachel McFadden, Tuesday, 11th July 2017 -  A new research project is investigating ways virtual reality could help combat social isolation in Australia’s ageing population. The three year research project, led by researchers…

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Time to Think ‘Solutions’ to Child Abuse

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 26th February 2014 -  Not for Profit leaders, academics, practitioners and policy makers need to come together to cultivate innovative new ways to ensure child safety, writes Dr Sarah Wise from the Berry

The Internet’s Positive Effect on Civil Society

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 5th May 2011 -  The latest ANUpoll shows that far from increasing social isolation because users are in front of a computer screen, the Internet is actually having a positive effect on civil society.…
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