Regional community care providers have rejected a return to block funding, saying the benefits of consumer directed care are too important to give up.
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Almost 200 residential aged care providers with more than 30,000 residents have insufficient funds to cover their liabilities, according to a new analysis by Leading Age Services Australia.
Two aged care peak bodies and a research centre have joined forces to trial innovations and develop technology with older people.
Supporting aged care workers to express their emotions can improve staff health and wellbeing, according to Macquarie Universirty research.
The inquiry into the sudden collapse of aged care services at Earle Haven has recommended greater regulatory capability and better oversight of approved providers and financial, commercial and sub-contracting arrangements.
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?