Dementia Training Australia has launched an online learning platform featuring short and flexible courses designed to help time-poor aged care staff complete the training.
Jun 1 2017 – Jan 31 2018 all-day
Jul 20 – Oct 13 all-day
Aug 29 – Aug 31 all-day
Aug 30 @ 8:30 am
Sep 6 – Sep 8 all-day
Sep 12 – Sep 14 all-day
Oct 4 – Oct 6 all-day
Oct 15 – Oct 18 all-day
Nov 8 @ 8:30 am – Nov 10 @ 5:30 pm
Nov 21 – Nov 22 all-day
A multi-sector partnership will develop a residential facility designed to recreate real-life experiences for people with dementia.
A point-of-care assessment app designed to help detect pain in people with dementia has gained approval for use as a medical device in Australia and Europe.
The number of home care providers has grown by 40 per cent in the last financial year as new entrants flood the deregulated marketplace, new figures reveal.
Melbourne-based health technology company Novita Healthcare has announced its acquisition of Newly, an online-based matching service for aged and disability support workers.
A first-of-its kind project exploring the role of remote community art centres in connecting Aboriginal people to aged care services and the development of a culturally sensitive home care service are among the community care projects to share in $34 million in government funding.
The proposal to charge providers for unannounced accreditation visits is a cost too high for an industry-specific quality assurance system, writes Wayne Belcher.
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Aged care workers are being encouraged to inform themselves and those they care for about end-of-life planning ahead of a national day promoting conversations on death and dying.
MiCare is on a mission to be a national provider of services for elders from different ethnic communities, the organisation’s head tells Australian Ageing Agenda.
Aged care CEO and global ambassador Marcus Riley has shared Australia’s progress and brought back learnings for the sector.
Anglicare residents are playing a crucial role in a study to advance the early detection of Alzheimer’s disease via a blood test.