The use of antipsychotics in residential aged care has gone down but other medications with similar side effects are being used more often, new research shows.
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A national plan to tackle elder abuse is welcome, but action is urgently needed now, writes Geoff Rowe.
Aged care facilities will no longer be given notice of the date of their re-accreditation audit nor of the members of the assessment team.
Sundale, Burnie Brae and an executive from BallyCara have been recognised for outstanding achievements in aged care services at an industry event on the Gold Coast.
Declining occupancy, rising staff costs and a fall in revenue are behind the lacklustre financial performance of the three-listed aged care companies, recent analysis shows.
Aged care has been a hot-button topic in the lead-up to this weekend’s state election in South Australia.
A new aged care-specific body will be established to tackle longstanding vocational training issues in the sector, the Federal Government announced on Wednesday.
The Aged Care Financing Authority has commenced a review into the use and funding of respite care services in Australia.
A new research project is investigating the potential of videoconferencing as a tool to combat isolation among carers of people with dementia.
With the latest modelling tools, aged care organisations can now start to map all the elements in the complicated service equation, write Hamish Robertson and Nick Nicholas.
Uncapping the daily care fee is the best option for boosting the declining revenue of residential aged care organisations, an aged care consultant tells AAA.
A regional aged care provider is bringing together national influencers and local businesses to strengthen collaboration and improve service growth and employment opportunities.