The structure of aged care’s new quality and safety commission announced by the government this week rejects the recommendation for three separate commissioners, as proposed by the Carnell and Paterson review.
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Implement new technologies now for today’s seniors but also prepare a plan for future assistive smart device solutions for a more tech-savvy cohort in five years’ time, an aged care IT conference has heard this week.
Also in this wrap: Japara secures land in Robina; NewDirection Care launches aged care microtown; and Signature Care expands to high-demand location in NSW.
The Office of the eSafety Commissioner is running free webinars to upskill aged care staff on how to recognise a scam to help keep seniors safe online.
From buddy programs to increasing staff autonomy, a new guide has captured best practice strategies to reduce home care worker stress.
Aged care residents need to be able to express their end-of-life preferences and have them supported by the health professionals who care for them, says the lead investigator of an end-of-life care study underway.
A new single independent quality and safety commission will oversee aged care regulation, compliance and complaints from January next year, the government announced.
Aged care and retirement living providers and an industry peak body are among 80 members of a new collaboration tasked with growing the digital health industry.
Gaining leverage during the buying process and being able to deliver a sustainable product are among top procurement challenges in aged care, leading providers will tell an industry conference today.
A new website provides aged care workers with information, guidance and practical resources to support palliative care and advance planning for older people and their families.
Immediate and sustainable long-term funding for aged care topped the list of issues at an industry event in Sydney this week.
Education provider Aged Care Channel has changed its name to Altura Learning and announced plans to deliver its programs to a wider range of workers in health and support roles plus consumers.