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Aged Care

The North West is Suffering

It is difficult to imagine the level of stress, anxiety and grief on the North West Coast today.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  17 Apr 2020

Hospital and Aged Care Visits Suspended

The news that hospitals and aged care homes will be closed to visitors will be difficult for many to hear - but is a critical public health measure.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  7 Apr 2020

Aged Care Residents Sexual Needs Dismissed

Industry professionals believe denying people in aged care facilities the right to express themselves sexually is a neglected human rights issue.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  25 Aug 2016

Health Minister Evasive on Palliative Care

The four-year Commonwealth funding for Palliative Care Tasmania ended in June.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  18 Aug 2016

Seniors Who Identify as LGBTI: Support in Aged Care

17 May 2016 was International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  2 Jun 2016

Federal Budget 2016: Premier Says Eslake, TasCOSS, Anglicare Are Wrong

Economist Saul Eslake agrees that Tuesday's budget contains little for Tasmania, and the Tasmanian Council of Social Services and Anglicare have given the federal budget a big thumbs down.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  5 May 2016