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Mental health advocates should be campaigning for more equal, inclusive and stronger communities, says Dr Simon Duffy at the Towards Recovery conference in Melbourne.
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Update on legislation concerning My Aged Care system for elderly disability care.
More than half of nursing home residents suffer from depression, and around 140 of them have taken their own lives (between 2000-2013) while in care, new study shows.
Research shows there is unfairness in how Australia’s mental health care is delivered. Improving mental health will depend at least in part on fairer distribution.
These are difficult questions to answer because we lack high-quality data about the extent & nature of disability in Australia.
DRC met today in Sydney and made a number of important decisions to strengthen overall disability reform.