Providers are taking almost half of clients’ home care expenditure to pay for administration and case management.
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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.
Gaps in the understanding of homelessness by NDIS service providers are preventing people accessing the housing support they may be entitled to.
Ten not-for-profit organisations have received $5 million to establish a new regional network of carer service providers.
Australia’s peak dementia advocacy body is calling for mandatory dementia training for all hospital staff including those in catering and cleaning roles.
Around one in six community-dwelling older Australians may be living with clinical frailty, a global analysis suggests.
New statistics have been released showing falling hospitalisation rates for people with dementia and conservative prescribing of anti-dementia medication.
Deakin University is home to new a collaborative research hub which will focus on delivering technological innovations to help older Australians and people with disability remain at home.
WA’s first community dementia bus will provide respite for dementia carers, give people living with dementia access to VR technology and raise awareness at schools.
Carers Queensland and Airbnb are working together to give carers a break from their demanding and often relentless roles.
Serious questions about the adequacy of home care regulation have been raised at the Aged Care Royal Commission.
David Tune has been appointed to conduct a review of the NDIS aimed at cutting red tape and improving service delivery.
A repurposed aged care facility is providing a model for safe community housing for older women.
Uniting AgeWell has partnered with Victoria University to investigate therapeutic interventions for sarcopenia, including the benefits of resistance training.