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2018
14
December
2018
On any given day, the residents at Bupa Aged Care Caulfield can be found hopping from Malta, to Holland, South East Asia and back again before dinner. ...
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04
December
2018
Fred Kelly looks up, pauses for a moment as a flash of emotion creases his face, returns to working on his model boat parked in the recreation room of Bupa Aged Care in Modbury where he resides. ...
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04
December
2018
Surrounded by a racecourse in Morphettville, Adelaide, is a unique equestrian centre that's providing pony assisted therapy visits to residents at Bupa Aged Care, some of whom have special care needs and are living with dementia. Read all about it in...
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November
2018
Every dog has its day, and for Hugo the greyhound, that day was filled with lots of love and delicious treats from the residents at Bupa Aged Care Bexley. ...
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November
2018
#BeYouAtBupa is a treasure trove of beautiful stories and insightful inspiration from within Bupa Health Insurance, Bupa Aged Care, Bupa Dental, Bupa Optical and Bupa Therapy, but today we're sharing Lynne's story.  In addition to Bupa Media, you ...
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November
2018
#BeYouAtBupa is a treasure trove of beautiful stories and insightful inspiration from within Bupa Health Insurance, Bupa Aged Care, Bupa Dental, Bupa Optical and Bupa Therapy, but today we're sharing Samjhana's story.  In addition to Bupa Media, y...
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November
2018
Obesity has now overtaken smoking as the major preventable cause of disease burden in Australia. This demonstrates the great success we’ve had at reducing smoking levels but now an even greater challenge emerges. ...
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16
November
2018
Antibiotic awareness week (November 12–18) is an annual, global event that aims to raise awareness and understanding about antibiotic resistance. ...
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November
2018
As horses galloped down the track at Flemington Racecourse in a bid to win the Melbourne Cup, Delho the Shetland pony volunteered his time at the Bupa Aged Care home in Morphettville. ...
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12
November
2018
Washing dishes is not a chore that most people usually look forward to. For Bupa Aged Care Donvale residents Thelma Vandendreisen and Barry Stagoll, who are living with Dementia, it is a therapeutic past time improving their health and care. ...
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November
2018
Having a whale of a time took on a whole new meaning after residents from Bupa Aged Care in Eden went on a whale watching cruise. ...
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31
October
2018
Zombie pumpkins and ghosts came out from the shadows to haunt the halls of Bupa Donvale during Halloween for trick or treat. ...
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31
October
2018
Patients will now be able to look up the average cost of a hospital medical procedure, such as a hip replacement, and also the likely out-of-pocket medical fees they may face thanks to a new online calculator developed by Bupa. ...
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26
October
2018
Bupa is excited to announce the winners of this year’s Bupa Blog Awards. Congratulations to A Stylish Moment, Life of Pikelet, Nourish Naturally, The Little Mumma,  and Mumma Love. ...
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October
2018
Residents at Bupa Aged Care Ashfield wore their best lederhosen and dirndls as they raised steins at the home’s Oktoberfest party. ...
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22
October
2018
Imagine if you got to experience the excitement of the iconic Melbourne Cup trophy before the winners did. Such was the case when Bupa Aged Care South Hobart residents Judith Marsh and Barbara Arnold got to hold the trophy during a recent visit to th...
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16
October
2018
Alex Mcdonald, Head of Content and Social, Bupa speaks to Today Tonight, Adelaide about the 2018 Bupa Blog Awards. ...
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10
October
2018
University of Melbourne researchers will work with Bupa aged care home residents and their carers to undertake the world’s largest music therapy trial, with a focus on depression in those with dementia. ...
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05
September
2018
Roses and Daises are not only beautiful flowers and a fitting symbol of spring, but they are also supporting residents living with dementia at Bupa Aged Care in Roseville. ...
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01
September
2018
Fiddle gloves are not only keeping the hands of people with dementia warm at Bupa Aged Care in Mt Sheridan, they’re also keeping them busy. ...
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10
July
2018
Bupa accredited practising dietitian Rosalyn D'Angelo spoke to Tom Elliott from 3AW about providing healthier food options for employees through healthier vending machines. ...
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26
March
2018
Doctors are charging patients up to 10 times more than the Medicare fees for hospital procedures, while others are charging secret gap fees, News Corp has reported.    ...
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07
February
2018
Bupa's Managing Director of Private Health Insurance, Dr Dwayne Crombie, writes in The Australian, "If private healthcare is going to be sustainable and an effective choice for Australians, then collectively we need to solve the complex challenges th...
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2017
02
October
2017
As cost of living pressures mount, Bupa has revealed that the average customer could be almost $600* a year better off simply by being more selective about where they go for dental, physiotherapy and chiropractic treatments. ...
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04
September
2017
Australians blame health insurers for rising costs in the health system, new consumer research reveals, but an industry expert argues specialists & hospitals are fuelling rocketing costs, leaving insurers to pick up the tab. ...
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August
2017
Bupa's Managing Director of Health Insurance says it's time for the medical profession to get real about consumer feedback. ...
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21
August
2017
Figures showing a jump in private patients being treated in public hospital emergency rooms prompt the Federal Government to demand change. ...
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August
2017
Bupa Australia and New Zealand chief, Richard Bowden, says Australia must try and avoid what's happened to aged care funding in the UK. ...
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22
July
2017
Bupa backs fair go as core insurance plank in attack on discrimination ...
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July
2017
In a letter to the ANZ Journal of Surgery, Dr Chris Dalton, the National Medical Director for Bupa ANZ asks why are so many knee arthroscopies still being performed? ...
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