The system needs to focus on the individual and their nutritional needs because currently residents are malnourished and starving to death, the royal commission has heard.
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Financial planners can complete an accredited training program to help them detect and prevent financial abuse of seniors.
Issues between clinical staff and management staff at a Melbourne aged care facility impacted the quality of care received by an 87-year old Victorian woman, the inquiry has heard.
A new online application has been launched to help aged care providers connect with and update the families and friends of care recipients.
In this wrap: Benetas property general manager steps down; Australian Medical Association appoints secretary general; and National Rural Health Alliance appoints CEO.
Hip fracture patients who have a home visit with an occupational therapist prior to leaving hospital have fewer readmissions and more functional independence after three months than those who don’t.
The royal commission has heard how an elderly woman who had to enter residential care after being told she would have a 12 month wait for home care died of infected ulcers three months later.
The aged care regulator is taking steps to ensure the wellbeing and safety of all former residents of a Gold Coast facility that closed unexpectedly and has commenced an audit of the provider’s regulatory compliance.
A provider has been questioned about its failure to adequately monitor, treat and document a resident throughout her stay and communicate appropriately with relatives including about maggots found in a wound.
Almost half of Australian seniors feel their identity is poorly understood or not heard well by their loved ones, a new survey shows.
Victorian provider Lifeview Residential Care has launched its first dementia café in a bid to improve support and education to people affected by dementia in the communities they provide services.
Preliminary results of a study into reducing falls in people with dementia have left researchers disappointed.