Major aged care provider RDNS + RSL Care has acquired leading sector education provider the Aged Care Channel, Australian Ageing Agenda can confirm.
RSL Care + RDNS has added a retirement village and a home care service in NSW plus a mental health team in South Australia, further expanding its portfolio of properties and services.
Specialist community care teams will continue to play an important role for people living with HIV, particularly with clients who are ageing and were diagnosed before new treatments were introduced in 1996, new research shows.
Large not-for-profit aged care provider RDNS has entered into an agreement with two health care organisations in China to set up home nursing services in the city of Qingdao, with an eye to further expansion.
Technology and new approaches to the design and operation of healthcare to deliver services more effectively and efficiently is the theme of this year’s Australian Healthcare Week event, which for the first time includes a full day focused on aged care.
Not-for-profit aged care service provider RDNS has today announced a partnership with Bowls Australia to deliver health and wellbeing education to seniors around the country.
Two major independent not-for-profit aged care providers have this morning announced plans to merge into what will become one of the largest aged care not-for-profits in Australia, with an asset base of $1 billion.
Australian community care providers joined an international delegation to tour Europe to learn about cutting-edge consumer-directed technologies and bring back lessons for practice, policy and funding in Australia.
As Australia moves to a national system of quality indicators in aged care, new research into their use in Victoria finds the majority of senior clinicians see the benefits, but there are caveats to successful implementation.
In this wrap: changing of the guard at RDNS and RSL Care; Frank Riley appointed at GHD.
In this wrap: New guide for health providers on info protection; provider sees the benefits of going green; dementia friendly ‘pop-up’ apartment on show; RDNS wins Asia gong.
Dr David Panter to replace Rob Hankins at ECH; Award-winning video editor Clive Jenkins joins ACC; and Professor Colette Browning takes over from Associate Professor Susan Koch at RDNS Institute
With the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement paving the way for Australian aged care providers to set up in the world’s second largest economy, the opportunities are potentially enormous as China seeks to double its aged care beds by 2020.
From collaborations with the acute and retirement living sectors to the development of new workforce models, aged care providers are pioneering future models of delivering care and services. Australian Ageing Agenda presents snapshots of three initiatives to watch.