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  1. 28 July 2021 - Engineering & Technology

    Are robots the answer for aged care during pandemics?

    Care robots may be a safer option in aged care during pandemics – University of Melbourne experts ask how far robot care can go and how far do we want it to go?

  2. 14 May 2021 - Health & Medicine

    The key barriers to meaningful aged care reform

    A record funding commitment has been made to fix a failing aged care system, but University of Melbourne experts ask how far does the new Australian Budget go?

  3. 21 April 2021 - Business & Economics

    Competition isn’t improving the aged care sector

    A University of Melbourne study finds more competition is not associated with better quality of care or lower prices in aged care, prompting policy reform.

  4. 24 September 2020 - Legal Affairs

    COVID-19, age discrimination and aged care

    University of Melbourne experts say government policy that keeps aged care residents out of hospitals or hospitals refusing admission is age discrimination.

  5. 20 September 2020 - Health & Medicine

    Alzheimer’s disease during a pandemic

    While COVID-19 has changed the way people with Alzheimer’s disease access care, it’s led to innovation and collaboration, say University of Melbourne experts.

  6. 13 August 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    People in aged care sector need psychological as well as physical protection

    Our aged care staff, as well as residents, need 'psychological PPE' to protect their mental wellbeing during COVID-19 say University of Melbourne experts.

  7. 13 August 2020 - Inside Business

    More transparency needed in PPE supply chains

    Amid COVID-19, the supply of personal protective equipment in Australia must be more transparent to help better planning, says a University of Melbourne expert.

  8. 4 August 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    Dealing with COVID-19 in aged care

    Communication and connection are critical in addressing COVID-19 outbreaks and lockdown in Victoria’s aged care facilities, says University of Melbourne expert

  9. 19 May 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    Caring for India’s elderly during COVID-19

    India’s COVID-19 lockdown is particularly difficult for the country’s elderly but University of Melbourne experts say steps than can be taken to ease the burden

  10. 27 March 2020 - Engineering & Technology

    Keeping aged care residents connected

    People in aged care homes were already isolated before the COVD-19 crisis but University of Melbourne research finds new technology can help better connect them