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Cook, author and mentor Maggie Beer recommends residential aged care services form a food council with staff representatives from all areas of the facility to improve meals.
A Queensland University of Technology project has secured $1.9 million to roll out a tailored staff training program in 12 aged care facilities that aims to the reduce unnecessary hospitalisations of residents.
A new online interactive tool maps the current and future prevalence of frailty around Australia for the first time.
The government has announced a pot of money for Commonwealth Home Support, but providers say the drip feed needs to stop.
Social media and online games are helping isoltated older people connect and build relationships, a study has found.
A trial will test whether emergency department activity kits can reduce the need for medication, sedation and restraints for people with dementia.
A provider-led collaborative has launched learning videos and an app to support aged care services and Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Gender diverse and Intersex seniors.
The Department of Health is calling on aged care providers to ensure their emergency procedures are up to scratch as the bushfire season gets off to an early start in some regions, and recent research shows many facilities are unprepared.
Dementia education should be at the forefront of all aged care workforce considerations, writes Danielle Wrench.
The government has faced a grilling about why it allows young people with disabilities to languish in aged care facilities.
Peninsula Villages CEO Shane Neaves tells Australian Ageing Agenda about the challenges and opportunities facing his organisation and leadership in the sector.