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Do you have what it takes to be a PCA (Personal Care Assistant)?

Do you have what it takes to be a PCA (Personal Care Assistant)?

If you’re looking for employment in a growth industry, you can be sure there will be plenty of positions for qualified Personal Care Assistants in the future. According to the Australian Aged Care website myagedcare.gov.au, the industry is expected to grow to around 827,100 in 2050. However, working as a PCA is

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PCA Courses: all you need to know!

PCA Courses: all you need to know!

Ever thought about a career as a Personal Care Assistant? If you love the idea of making a difference to elderly people’s lives – and indeed, to your career - studying with Sage may be one of the best decisions you’ll ever make. In this article, we’ll cover everything you need to know

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Substance abuse stereotypes outdated by new info on Australia’s seniors

Substance abuse stereotypes outdated by new info on Australia’s seniors

Substance abuse is widespread in Australia. Far from the stereotypes of the twentysomething partygoers or ‘down and out’ heroin addicts injecting in shady laneways, substance abuse affects individuals throughout society, irrespective of education, lifestyle or age.

According to Australian researchers, elderly Australians are not always aware of the risks or harmful effects

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Music and memory: turning the lights back on for those with Alzheimer’s

Music and memory: turning the lights back on for those with Alzheimer’s

Ever heard a piece of music that takes you back in time? Music that makes your spine tingle or the hairs on the back of your arms stand up? Within the first few bars of the song, you remember and even feel that special moment: when you first fell in love, the sense

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