Call for better support for people with arthritis in residential aged care

Musculoskeletal conditions are negatively impacting the quality of life of older people living in residential aged care facilities, Australian research shows. A study of 490,325 people in the Registry of Senior Australians admitted to residential aged care between 2004 and 2014 found 40.2% of residents had a musculoskeletal condition, with arthritis accounting for 90% of ...

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