A change in attitude towards older people is needed to improve care quality, not just additional resources, the aged care minister tells an industry conference.
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With such a heavy focus on the importance of receiving the annual flu jab, it is easy to forget the importance of older people being up to date with all vaccinations, writes Natalie Soulsby.
A new video series has been launched to encourage and help people talk with their loved ones about accessing residential aged care services.
The head of a Melbourne training organisation has set up a member-based registration and professional development scheme for aged care workers.
The future aged care workforce needs to have compassion, knowledge on complex issues and access to career-long learning, an expert tells an aged care forum.
Older people with chronic disease may be suffering in silence when it comes to mental health.
Implementing person-centred care for residents with dementia needs an effective organisational strategy, writes Michelle Harris-Allsop.
Aged care workers are in the sector to build relationships and have job security or because there are no other options, the findings of a new study show.
People in residential aged care are much more likely to have antipsychotic medications than those receiving aged care and support services in the home, a new report shows.
Some aged care providers lack the right balance between care quality and safety considerations and financial concerns, the royal commission has heard.
The NDIS minister has compared the disability insurance scheme to a half-built plane taking off before it is finished.
A study of more than 1,000 older Australians indicates that the use of statins isn’t associated with memory decline or loss of cognitive function.