Provider peak bodies have reiterated their concerns for the aged care sector following the release of the Government’s Mid-Year Economic and Fiscal Outlook.
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Tips on picking up signs of elder abuse are included in new guide dementia guide for primary care workers.
Registration for operators who are seeking to become NDIS providers will be streamlined from next year.
WA has become the first state to launch an elder abuse strategy.
The team behind an aged care experience platform has picked up first prize at an industry event this week for the proposed redevelopment of its business model to expand services and value to the sector.
A new program is aiming to get more than 15,000 inactive older Australians across the country physically and socially active through group exercises classes delivered face-to-face and over telehealth.
Also in this wrap: IRT Cullburra Beach gets the green light; Australian Unity completes stage one of vertical retirement precinct; and Warmun Community Aged Care receives $500,000 for upgrades.
An AMA position statement says innovation and enhanced technology must be included in all current and future aged care planning.
The government says Medium Term Accommodation will now be available under the NDIS as it moves to keep young people out of aged care.
A submission to the Aged Care Royal Commission has laid out concerns about individualised funding in home care, saying it has eroded working conditions and reduced the quality of care.
Seniors are enthusiastic to embrace technology but continue to be excluded from the digital wave, a report has found.
The aged care system needs a national network of government-funded multi-disciplinary hospital outreach services to support aged care recipients in their care facility or home, this week’s inquiry hears.