Pressure from families and nursing staff to prescribe antibiotics is fuelling their inappropriate use in aged care, the authors of a new study claim.
Women on testosterone therapy perform better on cognitive tests, particularly in the areas of learning and memory, according to new research led by Monash University
Australia could experience significant economic gains by improving the health of its oldest workers, a new study reports.
Australian and New Zealand researchers have developed a test to identify whether someone with Parkinson’s disease is also experiencing the early stages of dementia.
New research has found no difference on the basis of intelligence, problem solving or leadership capability between older and younger managers in the workplace.
A new Monash University study will finally disprove or certify the age-old workforce question: are older workers prone to injury just because they are ‘older’?
A recent audit into the medication provision practices of almost 50 Victorian aged care facilities has brought to light five key concerns.
The government could save itself millions of dollars if it implements a new nationwide dental scheme as promised, a recently released report states.
AGMs in aged care are taking on a whole new image as innovative providers add thought leadership and lively debate to the standard fare of financial statements, wine and cheese.
Sophisticated and well supported graduate nursing programs are building professionalism and prestige into aged care nurse education as they tackle workforce challenges
A new study will question investigate whether aspirin is the answer to living a longer life.
A new report has found that young people living in aged care are amoung the most socially isolated in the entire country.