A reading program for primary school students at an aged care home is facilitating reminiscence for residents and improving their wellbeing.
Education is key to ensuring aged care facilities stay on top of the latest infection control cleaning processes, experts say.
Two new resources aimed at improving the delivery and navigation of respite services for people living with dementia are now available.
Community care workers are being encouraged to enrol in a free online course to increase their knowledge of dementia prevention approaches.
The Federal Government is urging aged care providers, peak bodies and consumers to have their say on the development of a new framework for delivering care to older Australians with diverse needs.
Home Care Today, a CDC support project, is hosting a free webinar next month for home care package providers on identifying the signs of elder abuse.
From smart clothing to in-home monitoring systems, assistive technology has the potential to support older people and people with disability to remain living independently.
A playgroup hosted within an aged care facility is showing intergenerational activities are effective in helping residents keep connected, a leading provider says.
Also: Twilight Aged Care announces the appointment of former long-serving director and chairman John Laurie as its inaugural patron.
A series of online resources has been launched today to assist community care staff to raise advance care planning with their clients, particularly those in the early stages of dementia.
A new book has been published to help health professionals manage natural and man-made disasters.
Community care providers are being encouraged to have their say on the skills impacts of consumer-directed policy reforms underway in the sector as part of a new national project.
A new resource advises retirement villages on the considerations for moving into the home care market in the context of reforms deregulating the allocation of packages.
Also: HammondCare receives approval for new dementia village; and BaptistCare formally opens new Kellyville facility.