Hospital Stays Blog - Tips, News and Accommodation Reviews

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Oct 2020

LIVING WELL - SAFE HOSPITAL STAYS

Published in General on October 26, 2020

Join this one hour Living Well conversation that will look into how to best prepare for a hospital stay. Wed 11th Nov 2020, 12:00pm to 1:00pm (1 hour) Arming yourself with the right tools and knowledge to manage your symptoms is key to living well with Parkinson’s. Going to the hospital can be stressful. And living with Parkinson’s can make i...

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Oct 2020

Boston Global Invests Further in Converting Hotels to Medical Precincts

Published in General on October 16, 2020

The pandemic has encouraged Boston Global, a strategic investment firm, to convert boutique hotels into medical precincts. They recently announced the conversion of a luxury boutique hotel to support Sydney's Nepean Hospital. Said move was meant to complement the $1.1 billion redevelopment project initiated by the New South Wales government. Boston Global is among the gr...

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Sep 2020

Colac Area Health - Medicare Ineligibility for Hospital Stays

Published in General on September 30, 2020

Who is an Ineligible Patient (IP)? An Ineligible Patient is any visitor to Australia who: Does not hold a valid Medicare card Is from a country who does not have a Reciprocal Health Care Agreement with Australia Is not a refugee or asylum seeker Reciprocal Rights The Australian Government has Reciprocal Health Care Agreements (RHCA) with the governments of:...

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Sep 2020

Overnight hospital stays becoming shorter and same-day hospitalisations increasing

Published in General on September 29, 2020

NOTE: Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) staff are assisting other Government agencies, including the Department of Health, to monitor the COVID–19 (coronavirus) pandemic. This is our top priority and some of the work we had planned for 2020 has been delayed. We are still releasing some reports and other data products, especially those which were close t...

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Sep 2020

Visiting hospitals in Victoria during COVID-19

Published in General on September 18, 2020

Source: Department of Health and Human Services, State Government of Victoria, Australia Key points From 11:59pm Wednesday 22 July 2020 restrictions changed to limit the number of people who can visit patients in hospital. There will also be limits on the number and duration of visits allowed (outlined below) From 11:59pm on 2 August, visitors to any care facility...

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May 2020

Dog's Biting Council

Published in Pets on May 27, 2020

Insider reports state that a few councils were able to get less than 5% of impoundment and other fees from the dog owners through the Fines Victoria system and the courts. Kris Bolam, the councilor of Frankston, has been trying to convince the state government to implement an animal ownership test for the entire Victoria, and the cost for the said project would be obtained f...

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Apr 2020

8 things we do that really confuse our dogs.

Published in Pets on April 24, 2020

It’s no secret that dogs are insanely smart animals. They are known for assisting humans for various things such as looking for drugs, guiding blind people, protecting their owners from home intruders, among others. But of course, there are still a handful of things that they still don’t completely understand. Here are few: 1. Humans dislike harmless biting On...

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01

Apr 2020

Baby diagnosed with Coronavirus in South Australia

Published in News on April 01, 2020

In South Australia, a mom and her baby were tested positive with COVID-19. The mother is a 40-year-old woman who, with her baby, recently came back from Iran. SA Health informed the public that both the mom and baby’s conditions are stable and are “doing well” in the healthcare facility. Another COVID-19 patient is identified as a 58-year-old man who recent...

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Apr 2020

Great Tips to Protect Your Furniture from Your Cat without Declawing

Published in Pets on April 01, 2020

Cats are undeniably adorable yet mesmerizing. Their huge eyes, soft fur, and silly antics are sure to capture the hearts of many people. But of course, properly caring for cats requires plenty of guidance and training as well. There needs to be an equilibrium between strictness and kindness, especially whenever they get naughty. A challenge that is common for all cat owners...

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Mar 2020

Warburton Hospital for Sale

Published in News on March 23, 2020

A Melbourne landmark, the Warburton Hospital and Wellness Facility, will soon be renovated and utilized as a European-style medispa and health retreat center. Ever since this establishment was closed a decade ago, the building and all its furnishing have been flawlessly maintained. It’s operating theater is still well-equipped and ready for use. The beds even have sheets...

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