The Independent Living Centre WA has launched a new initiative to change the way people with disability access advice and information on assistive technology.
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Two major research projects will investigate the threat of antibiotic-resistant bacteria in aged care and inform future strategies and risk assessment.
As animal welfare advocates call on aged care to allow more residents to live with pets, one facility shares its experience of becoming pet friendly.
New protections for seniors and ensuring nationally consistent laws to respond to elder abuse are among the key goals of a new national plan being developed by federal and state governments.
There is overwhelming support among not-for-profit aged care providers for the establishment of an independent Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission, a new survey shows.
In this wrap: Resthaven names manager of new facility; Opal announces two new executives; Amanda Terranova returns to Mirus; and Andrea Coote continues as chair of quality advice group.
Seniors and aged care providers say the government must act on systemic failures in regulatory oversight and study role of quality agency following Senate report.
Amid ongoing efforts to lower stubborn falls rates, new research shows fewer seniors are now being referred to prevention programs after a fall than a decade earlier.
Alarm as Senate inquiry says it cannot be confident that catastrophic failures in Oakden facility not occurring elsewhere in Australia.
Older people with disability accessing direct cash budgets under state-run disability schemes have commenced the transition to a national model.
Leading aged and community care researchers have highlighted serious shortcomings in department-commissioned research into the government’s home care changes.
To get ready for the home care changes ahead, the Aged Care Roadmap, future care at home discussion paper and recent review of aged care reforms, offer a good base for providers to start, writes Lorraine Poulos.