Tag Archives: Survey

Aged care needs not met for most: survey

About three-quarters of people living in Australian aged care facilities say their needs aren’t always met, a survey for the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety has found. Low staffing levels, unanswered calls for help, high staff turnover and poor training for workers worried many facility residents, according to a report by the… Read More »

Survey Says One-Third Are Depressed or Anxious

The COVID-19 pandemic has morphed into something much greater than a viral illness alone. The fear, uncertainty, social isolation and financial devastation that have come along with it are now creating the perfect storm for mental health issues, and a pandemic-triggered mental health crisis is expected. The National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), in partnership… Read More »