A wide-ranging new textbook on palliative care is a valuable resource for the aged care sector, an expert says.
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Aged care stakeholders have congratulated the re-elected Morrison government but reiterated calls for a Cabinet position for the sector’s minister and urgent action on key issues.
Researchers are developing ‘artificial brains’ that can test early versions of dementia drugs and hope to begin clinical trials begin within five years.
Mobile tablets will be handed out to 650 seniors to help them chat with volunteers, friends and family in a new program designed to combat loneliness in the community.
It is time we were all a lot more ageing and death literate, writes Rosie Bonnin.
An elevated aged care cleaning profession can better serve residents and other facility staff, writes Errol Goldberg.
Residential aged care providers and the family of residents should also be accountable for any psychotropic medications prescribed, a leading dementia expert tells the royal commission.
Also in this wrap: Catholic Healthcare completes Forbes relocation; Uniting AgeWell opens extension; and Anglican Care commences Gloucester development.
Aged care innovator Natasha Chadwick has been named Telstra Australian Business Woman of the Year and is using the platform to call for change to the industry.
Physical restraints do not improve quality of life and they should be banned from use in residential aged care, a medical expert has told the aged care inquiry.
Residential aged care staff often have heavy workloads and work unpaid overtime to finish all their duties on a shift, the aged care royal commission has heard.
The home care waiting list has been the elephant in the room during the election campaign.