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.
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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.
Service providers, caterers and health professionals are being encouraged to participate in an online survey to inform the development of a set of national meals guidelines for the new Commonwealth Home Support Program.
A new research centre on cognitive health has been launched in Canberra.
Consumer peak body Alzheimer’s Australia is proposing the Federal Government introduce a cap on the administration fees providers can charge as part of the delivery of home care packages and for all admin charges to be published on My Aged Care.
The award-winning Community Care Smart Assistive Technology Collaborative is gaining traction among community care service providers, researchers, developers and, more recently, consumers of services, writes Elizabeth Dodd
A dedicated research and teaching institute will be set up in Victoria to support growth in the disability and aged care sectors, the Victorian Government announced on Wednesday.
A new research project is investigating the impact of ageing in place policies for older renters.
Interactive session for case managers on CDC; industry update on new reporting system for CHSP.
Delivering holistic care in a CDC environment and strategies for challenging pervasive ageism are some of the key topics to be tackled at an upcoming sector event.
CareSearch has developed a Massive Open Online Course on death, dying and palliative care to be released this month.