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2019
18
April
2019
Having seen first-hand the value of making websites accessible to people with a disability, Bupa Front End Developer Megan Bouchier is a passionate advocate for ensuring everyone can use Bupa's online resources. She and her team have put accessibilit...
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16
April
2019
Bupa confirmed today it has reimbursed aged care residents and proactively engaged with regulators, including the ACCC, after a 2018 internal review found residents in a limited number of its care homes were not receiving Extra Services as intended. ...
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08
April
2019
Laughter echoed throughout the Bupa Bankstown aged care home as Western Sydney Wanderers players Josh Risdon, Marc Tokich, Jaushua Sotiro and Daniel Nijic lifted the spirits of residents. ...
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05
April
2019
A sewing group at Bupa Aged Care Tumut is not only providing residents with the skills to make their own clothing but is helping them to patch the gap between young and old. ...
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02
April
2019
For the first time in almost 20 years, Bupa Health Insurance customers can now choose a higher hospital excess in return for a lower premium. Customers under 30 will also automatically start receiving new aged-based discounts.  ...
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01
April
2019
Teachers say the first year of the new Kids Helpline @ School Wellbeing program, funded by Bupa, has been a huge success. The emotional wellbeing program was delivered to 204 schools around Australia, almost 3 times the target number. ...
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28
March
2019
Health insurer Bupa announced today that incentives for customer-facing employees will principally focus on value-add conversations and meeting customer needs. This is a shift further away from the traditional sales only framework.  ...
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27
March
2019
Going “lights out” at 8.30pm Saturday March 30th is just one way you can help protect the planet for Earth Hour. Here are 10 easy things you can do to participate. ...
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27
March
2019
A new study into obesity in Australia has revealed there is almost 1 million more people living with obesity compared to just three years ago. Experts say the issue is sytemic and that the stigma and shame around obesity is harmful and unfair.  ...
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24
March
2019
A former professional boxer living at Bupa Ashfield Aged Care has reconnected with his past and started teaching boxing classes. The fitness trend has quickly taken off in the home, with carers and residents all pulling their gloves on to join the fu...
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24
March
2019
There were emotional scenes at Zayed College for Girls in Mangere on Friday afternoon as Bupa Parkhaven Care Home visited the school, one week on from the Christchurch terror attack.  ...
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22
March
2019
Bupa Health Foundation’s Dr Melina Georgousakis has been recognised for her work with ‘Franklin Women’, helping to break down barriers that prevent women from thriving in health and medical research careers. ...
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21
March
2019
For Close the Gap Day, Bupa is asking Australians to join them in signing the Charter to End Rheumatic Heart Disease and eliminate preventable deaths in Indigenous communities. ...
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20
March
2019
As Australians prepare to indulge in their favourite chocolate treats for Easter, a new report released by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) has revealed an alarming rate of tooth decay in children. ...
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15
March
2019
A Melbourne PhD student living with cerebral palsy has made an impassioned plea to universities and ACER to help make medical school more accessible for people living with disabilities. ...
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15
March
2019
Bupa New Zealand has become the first aged care provider to receive the national Alzheimers New Zealand Dementia Friendly Award. ...
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08
March
2019
The Bupa team in Brisbane hosted a groovy International Women’s Day celebration today, paying tribute to the history of the women’s rights movement with a GoGo dancing class. ...
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07
March
2019
After migrating to Australia from Nepal, Sirjana Kc started her working life as cleaner and a farmer. Through sheer grit, determination and a passion for caring she's worked her way up the ladder to become the General Manager of Bupa Aged Care in Ban...
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06
March
2019
Bupa’s four million health insurance customers will have access to a range of health services and benefits as part of an important new strategic alliance with TerryWhite Chemmart (TWCM), one of Australia’s leading retail pharmacy networks. ...
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06
March
2019
A new study from Denmark has provided the most compelling evidence yet that vaccines are not connected to autism. The study of more than half a million children found no link between the Measles Mumps and Rubella (MMR) vaccine and autism diagnosis. ...
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05
March
2019
Ground breaking research aimed at improving access to mental health care and matching the right care for a person’s need will receive a $1 million funding boost thanks to new grants funded by the Bupa Health Foundation. ...
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28
February
2019
After a lifetime of helping pave the way for LGBTQI rights, a Bupa Aged Care resident says this year’s Mardi Gras celebration has been one of the best yet. Craig Ralston reflects on growing up as a gay man and settling into life in aged care, as he p...
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27
February
2019
Bupa has launched a new nature-inspired ad campaign, using a colony of penguins to illustrate the powerful benefits members recieve through the Members First network. ...
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26
February
2019
When Roger Davies saw a cut on his foot, he thought nothing of it. Ultimately though, that scratch turned into an infection which in time led to the amputation of his toes. ...
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25
February
2019
Experts are now recommending Australians and New Zealanders make applying sunscreen part of their daily routine, alongside brushing their teeth. ...
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21
February
2019
Health insurer Bupa today announced they will provide their four million customers with coverage above the minimum requirements when they introduce the Australian Government’s Gold, Silver, Bronze and Basic cover categories from 1 July this year. ...
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14
February
2019
Have you ever looked at a happy older married couple and wondered what their secret is? While no two marriages are identical, Len and Hilary Board share the recipe from their 73 yearlong marriage. ...
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08
February
2019
When our interns move on from Bupa, complete the CareerTrackers program and finish their studies at university, we know that they often go on to lead interesting lives with celebrated careers.  ...
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25
January
2019
When Bupa Sunset Care Home caregivers introduced special Indian cultural activities a few months ago, they never realised the positive impact it would have on residents of Indian descent. ...
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25
January
2019
Whether it’s a day spent with the family, backyard cricket or even just a dip of the toes in the pool, our aged care residents and staff at Kempsey will be celebrating diversity and traditions for Australia Day. ...
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