An increasing number of older people will be unable to pay a bond when entering residential aged care if outright home ownership among retirees continues to decline, expert says.
Mar 6 – Dec 31 all-day
Mar 29 – Mar 31 all-day
Mar 30 – Mar 31 all-day
Apr 1 – Apr 30 all-day
Apr 12 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
May 3 all-day
May 30 – May 31 all-day
Aug 30 @ 8:30 am
Sep 12 – Sep 14 all-day
Oct 15 – Oct 18 all-day
Nov 8 @ 8:30 am – Nov 10 @ 5:30 pm
The quality of care provided to aged care consumers depends on the quality of working conditions in an organisation, new research confirms.
A majority of Australian seniors are using digital devices to manage their health, signalling a critical role for consumer-focused technologies in aged care, new report finds.
There is minimal chance of harm for residents who leave their facility without informing staff, raising questions over the basis of safety fears for those who wander, says researcher.
Aged care nurses who are dealing with mental health or drug and alcohol issues are being encouraged to avail of a new free national service providing confidential advice and referral.
The government is to undertake further consultations with the aged care sector before making a decision on the future funding model for residential care, Australian Ageing Agenda has confirmed.
Tablets and smart TVs will facilitate internet access for residents as provider updates ICT infrastructure to improve care and quality of life.
Aged care providers that effectively engage with the older people using their services will be better placed to compete in the care market and support consumer direction, says a top researcher in the field.
The lack of a clear national policy could stymie the future growth of the retirement living sector in Australia, a new analysis concludes.
Also: Greengate appoints Chris Rigby as CEO, while Peter Hodgson becomes chair and John Russell is appointed a director; Brightwater appoints Di Bennett as head of home care.
Not-for-profit aged care consultancy CommunityWest has announced it is voluntarily closing its services and plans to cease operations from 28 April.
More than two weeks after the launch of new data fields on My Aged Care the vast majority of home care providers are yet to make their cost information available to consumers.