Also in this story: Anglican Care picks up an independent facility in Bulahdelah, St Catherine’s residents move in to new Bathurst facility; and Australian Unity opens Glen Waverley aged and retirement living facility.
Also in this wrap: executive team for merged trio in WA is announced; Baptistcare appoints new head of aged care; and a new director announced for HammondCare’s palliative care centre.
Using a mobile device to access illustrated care directives at the bedside can increase quality of care, aged care workers say.
From clinicians to aspiring leaders, aged care facilities are tapping mentors to pass on their knowledge and expertise.
Residential aged care facilities could be a key beneficiary of Australia’s new e-health system, so why aren’t more engaging?
The My Aged Care platform will get a $3.1 million funding boost in 2017-18 to improve ICT system performance and efficiency, the government announced in last night’s budget.
A new framework puts a stronger focus on psychosocial needs when providing continence support.
Also in this story: Bethanie opens co-located aged and retirement living facility; Resthaven and Eureka Villages partner in SA; and Uniting redevelopment in Normahurst gets underway.
The trial of a new approach to supporting people with chronic disease will encourage GPs to offer telehealth services, a member of the digital health agency says.
A new resource launched this week helps aged care workers engage in conversations with older people to understand and act early on the things that are most meaningful to them.
Melbourne researcher leads an international project spanning Australia, Norway and Sweden investigating cost-effective ways to help residents live fulfilling lives.
Nurses must play a leading role in all aspects of digital healthcare to ensure technology is used for the benefit of the care recipient, professional bodies say.
An aged care executive is calling on the sector to remove latex from aged care workplaces and be more allergen aware, particularly in kitchens.
A campaign is raising funds to expand a local social enterprise that digitally connects isolated older people through an evidence-based program.