Worker safety features including the capability to issue a silent SOS alert are among the additions to the latest wearable device, following requests from aged care providers.
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A competing duty of care to protect residents and promote their autonomy is among the factors influencing continence management in Australian residential aged care, writes Dr Joan Ostaszkiewicz.
A new study provides fresh insights into the topical question of how to enhance the quality of life of aged care residents, highlighting the importance of autonomy and meaningful relationships.
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Focusing on cohesion and support among staff is key to improving the wellbeing of aged care residents with depression and dementia-related behaviours, and those who care for them, according to new research.
Many aged care facilities are turning to casual staff to fill workforce shortages but new research shows this reduces job satisfaction among permanent personal care workers and increases their intention to leave.
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Malnutrition remains a worrying problem in residential aged care, but a research project is trialling the use of a new model of care to tackle the issue, writes Liz Purcell.
As health and aged care provision becomes increasingly connected, network visibility is the key to enabling IT teams to see and respond to threats, writes Keith Bromley.
Aged care sector representatives have welcomed the government’s move to replace the outdated system for aged care payments, which continues to cause major challenges for providers.
Advocates say latest figures from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare show that not all aged care residents who need palliative care are receiving it.
Work to take the assessment of aged care funding from the hands of providers is underway with the government commissioning the University of Wollongong to identify alternatives to the beleaguered Aged Care Funding Instrument.