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Photo gallery: The Australian way of eldercare

Published on Nov 11, 2012 4:40 PM

If residents in some eldercare facilities in Australia want to cook or take walks by themselves, they are allowed to do so.

Facilities Down Under also try to emulate the look of a person’s domestic home rather than sport an institutional ambience.

These ideas are among the takeaways Minister of State for Health Dr Amy Khor came away with when she visited a couple of eldercare facilities last month while in Sydney for a malaria conference.