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Month: May 2023

Leaders in Aged Care

Introduction of AN-ACC

In October 2022 we saw the introduction of the new AN-ACC funding model, which was implemented across all aged care facilities nation-wide. With this new model, we saw the constraints on Physiotherapy interventions lifted, allowing Pcare to expand its scope of practice across the board. Previously, Physiotherapy interventions were limited to primarily therapeutic massages and…
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Resident Falls Management & Prevention

PCare Physiotherapists work collaboratively with Residents, their family/caregivers, and staff to prevent falls and minimise potential injuries. Physiotherapy one-on-one exercises and/or Group Exercise interventions are a key evidence-based falls prevention strategy. During COVID-19 restrictions and isolation periods, physiotherapists saw first-hand the negative impact on Residents’ physical activity further increasing their risk of falls. Routinely and…
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