Arts Health Institute, which inspired aged care to adopt arts therapy, announces closure while MOD.A, the home modifications peak body, loses CEO, paid staff and office.
More than 90 per cent of aged care residents destined for the emergency department were successfully treated in their facility with support from a dedicated local health service, study shows.
A first-of-its-kind technology-based fall prevention program will deliver a personalised combination of exercise and mental health support to older Australians in their homes.
The Commonwealth Government will respond to the recommendations of two major aged care reviews in next year’s Federal Budget, this week’s mini-budget shows.
Also in this wrap: Meaningful Ageing Australia appoints new board member; two executive appointments at Bolton Clarke; and AHURI announces new chief.
A new Commonwealth government inquiry is investigating the quality of care in residential aged care services, instigated by federal health minister Greg Hunt.
The Federal Government has published the new guide aimed at embedding diversity in aged care service design and delivery, but the action plans targeting specific diverse communities will not be developed until next year.
Gary Barnier steps down from Opal Aged Care while long-serving chief of LHI Retirement Services Tim Gray retires.
The Federal Government has this week released the findings of the two reviews assessing the five-year aged care strategies for people with diverse needs, with both finding more work is needed.
Long-serving aged care CEO Glenn Bunney has been inducted into aged care’s technology hall of fame at this week’s Information and Technology in Aged Care Conference on the Gold Coast.
Diversity is an asset and something to be celebrated, ECH Group diversity manager Robyn Burton tells Australian Ageing Ageing.
Aged care facilities should aim to offer flexible dining options and special days, such as barbecues, themed or cultural meals and birthday gatherings, as much as possible, says a leading aged care dietitian.
Nurses at 13 of Bupa’s aged care facilities in Victoria have entered the third day of strikes and given notice the action will continue next week.
The Federal Government has announced the focus and membership of the aged care workforce taskforce, with the omission of a worker representative drawing the ire of unions and Labor.