Osteoporosis among residents living in aged care is being underdiagnosed, a new research study suggests.
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Aged care providers and governments need to plan now for the impact of lifelong renters on the financial models driving the industry, writes James Kelly.
Poor primary care in rural and remote areas is increasing the need for older Australians to access aged care services, the aged care royal commission has heard.
A new pocket-sized brochure has been launched to assist the aged care workforce in identifying elder abuse.
Physiotherapists can play an important role in incontinence management and education.
A US expert says elder abuse is being kept in the shadows in Australia because of a lack of specific legislation.
Choir conductor Dorothy Ebel is motivated by seeing the positivity singing and music creates for older people.
Educated seniors with a degree are often prioritised in the wait for residential aged care, according to a study, but there is hope that tweaks to the process will make it fairer.
Clearly-drafted policies and procedures have positive effects on workers and the business, writes Charles Watson.
Aged care providers need to focus on their brands in order to stand out from the rest of their competitors, an industry forum has heard.
A hearing of the Royal Commission in Broome has heard about the lack of respite services in remote Western Australia.
The amount of unspent home care funds being held in provider bank accounts has hit almost $600 milllion.