Only three out of every 100 older Australians have a statutory advance care directive, a review of existing research shows.
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NDIS support co-ordinators and remote providers will benefit from new price increases announced by the federal government.
A surveillance camera installed in a resident’s bedroom has uncovered ongoing abuse from staff, the aged care royal commission has heard.
Improved leadership, teamwork and communication among residential aged care staff can have massive benefits on how facilities are run and how residents are cared for, as proved by a study on change through intervention in the sector.
The number of people accessing aged care services has increased by more than 12,000 people in a year, a new government report shows.
Online tours of aged care facilities can offer an alternative to strangers walking around the homes of residents.
The national home care waiting list has increased to 129,038, government figures show.
Osteoporosis among residents living in aged care is being underdiagnosed, a new research study suggests.
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.