A free digitally-interactive poster has been launched to support aged care workers to work safely and provide quality care.
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The next public hearing of the aged care royal commission will focus on dementia and quality, safety and restrictive practices in residential aged care, the commission has announced.
The federal government is providing $300,000 to develop a learning framework to support cultural training for aged care nurses.
Also in this wrap: Aged Care Industry Information Technology Council appoints Dr George Margelis as independent chair.
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The one-off $320 million increase to residential aged care subsidies takes affect from today, the government has announced.
Aged care’s palliative care evidence and practice resource centre has developed two new resources to help aged care nurses and care workers provide quality end-of-life care.
Also in this wrap: LDK Healthcare acquires The Landings at Turramurra; National Ageing Research Institute partners with innovAGEING; and Healthcare Australia acquires Wellness & Lifestyle.
The quality commission has released a report detailing and analysing what consumers are saying about the quality of residential aged care services.
Also in this wrap: Churches of Christ care opens new community campus; MercyCare announces intergenerational campus; and Jewish Care Victoria to develop active living centre.
An aged care provider is taking part in a trial where staff wear empathy suits to help them better understand the needs and experiences of the residents they are caring for.
Residential providers in rural, regional and remote areas have picked up more than a third of places in the 2018–19 Aged Care Approvals Round, the government has announced.
A new resource has been launched to assist aged care providers to monitor the use of antipsychotic medications.