The new mandatory wellness report for Commonwealth Home Support Program providers will not be “burdensome” for organisations and will establish an industry baseline to measure sector progress, the Department of Health has said
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Amid increasing attention on unspent funds in home care packages, the latest StewartBrown industry benchmarking data shows average amounts continue to increase.
The Commonwealth-funded Community Visitors Scheme should be enhanced to fund regular home visits by a trained nurse, writes Adjunct Professor Kylie Ward.
A dementia care approach pioneered in the UK has led to a reduction in falls, psychotropic medication use and expressive behaviours at Salvation Army Aged Care Plus facilities in the ACT and Queensland.
Aged care organisations are being encouraged to take part in research looking at advance care planning documentation within residential aged care facilities, hospitals and general practices.
The results for the nine months ending 31 March 2018 indicate the financial performance of residential aged care facilities is continuing to deteriorate, StewartBrown’s new quarterly benchmarking report shows.
An exceptional customer service experience for all who walk through the door including entrances that are welcome, homely and approachable is the key initiative aged care CEO Daniel Findley is implementing in his facilities following a recent visit to the UK.
The new peak body to support the national coordination and advocacy of issues relating to the prevention of elder abuse has been formally launched to coincide with today’s World Elder Abuse Awareness Day.
A new report is calling for an expansion of specialist targeted services for older Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and more work to embed cultural safety in mainstream aged care services.
The Intermedia Group has announced Community Care Review editor Linda Belardi is moving on after more than five years with the organisation.
Residential aged care providers are not putting enough attention on strategic workforce management initiatives despite staff being the most expensive area of the business, an industry conference heard.
An evaluation of a retirement living and aged care provider’s housing and care services for older people in need has found that every dollar invested creates more than seven times that in social value.