The inquiry into the sudden collapse of aged care services at Earle Haven on the Gold Coast is calling for greater regulatory capability and better oversight of approved providers and financial, commercial and sub-contracting arrangements.
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Australia’s most vulnerable older people appear to be getting left behind following the Increasing Choice in Home Care reforms.
While we await the royal commission’s final report, there is no need to wait to implement solutions to help realise client-driven care.
The aged care royal commission and its findings are “brilliant” because it will lead to a better system like it did in Britain, a conference on ageing hears.
The Cognitive Decline Partnership Centre has launched a new evidence-based guide to help healthcare professionals provide advice and support on dementia.
The aged care royal commission’s interim report comprehensively addresses a range of system failures but it lacks reference to human rights, says a law expert.
CDC in the home care packages program may be fostering isolation among older Australians, research suggests.
A federal government’s consultation paper has determined that unspent funds will need to be returned to the government. Where does this leave providers?
The federal and state health ministers have made medicine safety a national priority in the wake of the aged care royal commission’s interim findings.
The groups representing Australia’s pharmacists and community pharmacies have backed the aged care royal commission’s calls to strengthen medication review program.
There should be more aged care services in regional, rural and remote Australia purely because there is a greater proportion of older people in these areas, the royal commission has heard this week.
South Australia’s health minister has announced the state government is looking for a new technology provider to run a trial of surveillance and monitoring system in aged care facilities.