Pharmacists now have the opportunity to get dementia specific training thanks to a new online course developed by Dementia Training Australia.
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The federal government has denied using smoke and mirrors to con older Australians about home care by trying to pass off old announcements as new ones in the budget.
An Australian study suggests that dopamine treatment could reduce apathy in Parkinson’s disease and other neurological disorders including dementia.
The aged care sector’s technology body has launched a mentoring initiative to support providers to implement effective information technology systems.
A group walking program trialled across several retirement villages has resulted in residents increasing their daily step count and reducing their prolonged sitting time.
A new book warning about the impact of ageism and negative stereotypes on the medical care of older people is a must read for all in the aged care sector, writes Ngaire Hobbins.
Carers Queensland has opened six new offices around the state as part of its involvement in the NDIS community partners program.
A free digitally-interactive poster has been launched to support aged care workers to work safely and provide quality care.
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Aged care stakeholders are calling on all candidates to make a significant financial commitment to aged care in the upcoming federal election.
An emphasis on vague goals like building momentum and safeguards in the national plan to tackle elder abuse would be better replaced by targeted funding of proven local services, writes Myfan Jordan.
A new evidence-based education package developed by La Trobe University aims to fill a training gap for personal care workers in the residential aged care sector.