The national dementia advisory service is ramping up its engagement with doctors in a bid to reduce the use of psychotropic medications among aged care residents.
Talking shop: Michael Nemere, general manager of procurement at Bethanie, answers our questions on procurement.
The results for the nine months ending 31 March 2018 indicate the financial performance of residential aged care facilities is continuing to deteriorate, StewartBrown’s new quarterly benchmarking report shows.
An exceptional customer service experience for all who walk through the door including entrances that are welcome, homely and approachable is the key initiative aged care CEO Daniel Findley is implementing in his facilities following a recent visit to the UK.
A national mobile advisory service has reduced dementia-related behaviours in aged care residents by half and helped to ease distress in staff, new data shows.
A study is investigating how employment conditions impact on the health of older aged care workers.
The application round for new residential aged places will open next month with aged care in rural, regional and remote communities named as the priority areas, the government has announced.
A hospitality focus and making areas available for other service providers to lease top the learnings from a recent visit to Europe that aged care CEO Glenn Bunney is adopting in his facilities.
Legislation to change to a single set of quality standards across aged care programs has been introduced into Parliament ahead of the proposed July implementation date.
The key to understanding how to prevent dementia is less than 15 years away, according to a leading authority on dementia clinical trials.
The use of vertical developments to create affordable serviced apartments for seniors needing support and a sense of community are among key learnings for aged care executive Tonia Zeeman from a recent European study tour.
The use of strategies to avoid or aggressively minimise tax by for-profit aged care organisations and the impact their financial practices have on service quality and government’s value for money are the subject of a new inquiry.
Australian Ageing Agenda asks aged care CEOs how the new measures will likely help or hinder their organisations and the sector.
The government has backed the Tune Review recommendation to put residential aged care places in the hands of consumers, the 2018-19 Federal Budget shows.