The aged care manager at Deaf Services Queensland is expanding service offerings after bringing back learnings from Finland.
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Women using home nursing services are becoming older and more medically complex, according to a study.
An Australian-built plan management tool promises to reduce the administrative burden on NDIS plan managers.
Dementia has been recognised in a declaration by G20 Health Ministers, who have also committed to implementing national action plans.
Community exercise programs could be key to improving the health of Australia’s ageing population.
Researchers hope a new falls-prevention app targeting people with dementia will be a game-changer for home care.
Scientists have developed coatings with ultra-thin sensors that can be used on walls and floors to monitor the safety of older people at home.
There are calls to incorporate dementia design as a standard as the world’s largest dementia study reveals a ‘dangerous’ amount of stigma.
Australian researchers have found a clear link between air pollution and an increased risk of developing dementia later in life.
A trial will test whether emergency department activity kits can reduce the need for medication, sedation and restraints for people with dementia.
Almost half a million Australians are receiving specialist disability services and the vast majority are happy with the support they receive, according to a government report.
Australia’s first ever dedicated research centre has opened for the study of caring, carers and care solutions.
A dementia navigator trial will give people coping with a fresh diagnosis of the condition better access to local services and support.
Improved leadership, teamwork and communication among residential aged care staff can have massive benefits on how facilities are run and how residents are cared for, as proved by a study on change through intervention in the sector.