From clinicians to aspiring leaders, aged care facilities are tapping mentors to pass on their knowledge and expertise.
Residential aged care facilities could be a key beneficiary of Australia’s new e-health system, so why aren’t more engaging?
Governments have committed an extra $11 billion annually to the NDIS but unless action is taken many young people living in aged care will miss out on the scheme, writes Luke Bo’sher.
South Australian musician Kerry Reid turned to volunteering in residential aged care to keep busy after her mother passed away.
Aged care peaks welcome stable funding for the sector saying stakeholders now have certainty as they work through numerous ongoing reviews ahead of next stages of reform.
The My Aged Care platform will get a $3.1 million funding boost in 2017-18 to improve ICT system performance and efficiency, the government announced in last night’s budget.
The long-running debate over the role of government in helping to establish an aged care workforce strategy has been resolved with the Budget announcement of funding for a new taskforce.
The Community Visitors Scheme is being hampered by its low profile and the Commonwealth should better promote the program, a government-commissioned review has found.
There are mounting calls for government to include affordable housing measures in next week’s budget as new research again shows seniors are particularly vulnerable.
Melbourne researcher leads an international project spanning Australia, Norway and Sweden investigating cost-effective ways to help residents live fulfilling lives.
A playgroup hosted within an aged care facility is showing intergenerational activities are effective in helping residents keep connected, a leading provider says.
New campaign launched today calls on government to rule out funding cuts in next month’s budget, while sector stakeholders eye more coordinated grassroots lobbying.
A campaign is raising funds to expand a local social enterprise that digitally connects isolated older people through an evidence-based program.
The government is preparing to release the highly-anticipated review into alternatives to the Aged Care Funding Instrument.