Arts Health Institute, which inspired aged care to adopt arts therapy, announces closure while MOD.A, the home modifications peak body, loses CEO, paid staff and office.
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Also in this wrap: Bruce Bailey joins RSL LifeCare board; Lynn Weekes to step down from NPS Medicinewise; and new commissioner on board at ACNC.
Aged care industry peak bodies are calling for the Federal Government to act on the Tune Review recommendations to increase the availability of high-level home care packages in this year’s budget.
Holograms are touted as the next evolution in computing and they are coming to community care.
From developing and trialling new programs and initiatives to major capital works, aged care executives tell AAA what’s on their agenda for the year ahead.
New research has highlighted the benefits of using a mobile phone app to manage stress and build the resilience of informal carers.
Competition is strong with financiers and investors wanting to support the aged care sector, write Darrell Price and Matt Byrnes.
Monetary and in-kind rewards, career progression upwards and sideways into other roles and a comprehensive education program are all useful tools for aged care staff retention, according to a new study.
Also in this wrap: RSL Care South Australia expands into regional area, and The Whiddon Group moves into Queensland with acquisition of Star Aged Living assets.
More than 90 per cent of aged care residents destined for the emergency department were successfully treated in their facility with support from a dedicated local health service, study shows.
Melbourne-based architectural firm Thomson Adsett has been selected as the project architects for Glenview Community Services’ dementia village in Tasmania.
Before, after and in between the many reviews reporting in 2017, it’s been another busy year in aged care news. However, it was our report on wages in the sector early in the year that topped the most-viewed list.