The royal commission has heard how an elderly woman who had to enter residential care after being told she would have a 12 month wait for home care died of infected ulcers three months later.
Preliminary results of a study into reducing falls in people with dementia have left researchers disappointed.
A Tasmanian council has received a local government award for making its community more dementia-friendly.
Older people who stop taking preventive medicine experience increased frailty compared to those who keep taking the medication.
The overall performance of home care providers declined in 2017-18 and financial pressures are continuing, a key sector report says.
New changes to home care have arrived – and they’re causing stress and confusion for many providers, an industry consultant says.
The aged care sector has pledged to work towards a smooth transition to the new Aged Care Quality Standards which are now in force.
Former royal commissioner Robert Fitzgerald has taken up a role as head of the new NSW Ageing and Disability Commission.
Bupa says it will ensure its aged care facility on the NSW South Coast will continue to operate.
A Melbourne health organisation has teamed up with a local community legal centre in a new partnership aimed at targeting elder abuse.
Only three out of every 100 older Australians have a statutory advance care directive, a review of existing research shows.
NDIS support co-ordinators and remote providers will benefit from new price increases announced by the federal government.
The national home care waiting list has increased to 129,038, government figures show.
A US expert says elder abuse is being kept in the shadows in Australia because of a lack of specific legislation.