People with family in aged care are more likely than others to discuss a family member’s end-of-life care wishes with them, according to a national survey.
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The key to understanding how to prevent dementia is less than 15 years away, a leading authority on dementia clinical trials tells Australian Ageing Agenda.
Also in this wrap: ECH expands in southern SA; Kalyra Woodcroft co-locates with Southern Montessori School; Abberfield opens Sandringham facility.
Inappropriate prescribing of psychotropic medications in residential aged care facilities can be reduced using proven intervention strategies, according to new University of Tasmania research.
Aged care residents are showing off their individuality and style as part of celebrations for Sydney Fashion Week.
The use of vertical developments to create affordable serviced apartments for seniors needing support and a sense of community are among key learnings for aged care executive Tonia Zeeman from a recent European study tour.
Aged and community care organisations are being encouraged to take part in a national project investigating major barriers to accessing palliative care services.
The use of strategies to avoid or aggressively minimise tax by for-profit aged care organisations and the impact their financial practices have on service quality and government’s value for money are the subject of a new inquiry.
Two Department of Health consultations underway are seeking input from aged care providers to inform where new residential places will be allocated and design changes to My Aged Care.
A wrap of Australian Ageing Agenda’s extensive coverage of the 2018-19 Federal Budget.
Also in this wrap: OneCare announces new facility manager; Hynes Legal appoints clinical consultant to aged care and retirement living team.
Australian Ageing Agenda asks aged care CEOs how the new measures will likely help or hinder their organisations and the sector.