Choir conductor Dorothy Ebel is motivated by seeing the positivity singing and music creates for older people.
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Educated seniors with a degree are often prioritised in the wait for residential aged care, according to a study, but there is hope that tweaks to the process will make it fairer.
Clearly-drafted policies and procedures have positive effects on workers and the business, writes Charles Watson.
Aged care providers need to focus on their brands in order to stand out from the rest of their competitors, an industry forum has heard.
A hearing of the Royal Commission in Broome has heard about the lack of respite services in remote Western Australia.
The amount of unspent home care funds being held in provider bank accounts has hit almost $600 milllion.
The current aged care funding model is under significant strain, with more than 45 per cent of residential aged care facilities operating at a loss, according to StewartBrown’s quarterly benchmarking report.
The Department of Health has launched a test website for consumers to trial its redeveloped My Aged Care website.
The ability of individual directors to conceptualise and a board to agree on how their organisation will be configured enables fundamental governance principles and practices to be enacted, writes Aaron Goldsworthy.
Residential aged care staff are still struggling to manage clients with dementia, despite increased research available on the subject, due to a simple lack of time and resources.
A new Australian invention designed to help people with neuromuscular diseases is set to undergo clinical tests.
NPS Medicine Wise has updated its medication tracking app so it can be used by carers and healthcare workers who are looking after more than one person.