Experts will gather in Canberra next month to debate the impact of the Living Longer, Living Better reforms ahead of the mandated five-year review.
Community Care Review
Fostering and supporting the next generation of aged care leaders will be the focus of a series of panel discussions to be held with emerging and established leaders.
Managing unspent funds in home care packages continues to be on ongoing issue for providers ahead of the February 2017 changes with new data showing up to a quarter of some packages has not been spent.
Men make up only 10 per cent of the community care workforce, but some argue there is scope to double, if not triple, that number, as the notion of caring as ‘women’s work’ is challenged.
New research is investigating the experience of people with dementia under a consumer directed aged care model.
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Planning for older people’s housing and care needs; interactive session for case managers on CDC.
Aged service providers, researchers and allied health professionals will come together to share lessons on embedding reablement and restorative approaches in the sector as part of the second Active Ageing Conference 2016 to be held next month.
A new national resource has been launched for community service staff and individuals and families affected by hoarding and squalor.
As the delivery of healthcare increasingly moves from institutional settings out into the community, new research is exploring the impact of in-home care services on the meaning and experience of home for older people living with dementia.
ACH Group in South Australia is leading a project where consumers, carers and providers jointly develop a new model of respite care for people with younger onset dementia and their families.
There is a role for governments to increase consumer awareness and access to quality information on technology tools available for people with dementia and their carers, according to a major international review.
Anna Vougioukas, an assessment officer with Jewish Care’s Holocaust Survivor Support Program, came into the lives of Zinovi and Sarah Kopine at just the right time.
A new toolkit has been developed to assist local councils to make their communities more dementia friendly.