Improving health outcomes for senior Australians living in residential aged care facilities

23 February 2018: Last week, the Honourable Ken Wyatt AM MP...

Super Bugs - A challenge for Health Care professionals

The rise of so-called ‘superbug’ infections is a challenge for health care professionals, sometimes leaving them with limited or no available treatment options, which is becoming an increasing problem worldwide.

Reducing the threat and ensuring people in aged care are as safe as possible is a top priority, with a variety of factors contributing to both a high use of antibiotics and a heightened risk of infection, including from drug-resistant bacteria.

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