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Qld elderly in limbo after aged-care spat

Patient records, drugs and even food supplies have been stripped from a Gold Coast aged-care home that abruptly shut down, forcing the “rescue” of about 70 residents. Earle Haven Retirement Village at Nerang was meant to be a safe place that cared for elderly people when their families could not. Instead its vulnerable residents are… Read More »

Woman battling loneliness after losing husband reveals mantra which keeps her going

According to Age UK, for a growing number of people in later life, loneliness is having a significant impact on their health. The stress from feeling disconnected can lead to depression, anxiety, high blood pressure, stroke and heart disease. Loneliness can have many causes, from living alone, to poor health, being a full-time carer, divorce,… Read More »

Mother begged a surgeon to remove her leg due to pain after dropping a perfume bottle on her foot

Woman, 42, has leg amputated after begging surgeon to remove it because of crippling pain ’caused by dropping a PERFUME bottle on her foot’ Gill Haddington, 42, saw her foot swell to twice the size from September 2015 Her foot was not broken, but turned into the left and her toes curled under  Doctors diagnosed… Read More »