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Qld elderly in limbo after aged-care spat

Patient records, drugs and even food supplies have been stripped from a Gold Coast aged-care home that abruptly shut down, forcing the “rescue” of about 70 residents. Earle Haven Retirement Village at Nerang was meant to be a safe place that cared for elderly people when their families could not. Instead its vulnerable residents are… Read More »

Many women don’t have a plan for their health after pregnancy

A poll found that although nearly two-thirds of the 873 mothers were as concerned for their own well-being as their baby’s, 26 percent didn’t have a plan for managing their health over the period known as the “fourth trimester.” (iStock) Nkechi Charles knows more than most about the unwelcome surprises that can happen during and… Read More »