The team behind an aged care experience platform has picked up first prize at an industry event this week for the proposed redevelopment of its business model to expand services and value to the sector.
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The aged care system needs a national network of government-funded multi-disciplinary hospital outreach services to support aged care recipients in their care facility or home, this week’s inquiry hears.
A new initiative strives to help aged care providers identify food service areas they are excelling at and those requiring improvement.
New resources aim to help aged care and health professionals better support Stolen Generations survivors when they are accessing care services.
The role of aged care’s regulator has been expanded to include oversight of approving all aged care providers and all compliance and enforcement actions.
The Queensland government inquiry investigating the sudden closure of a Gold Coast aged care facility in July is calling for subcontractors to be as accountable as approved providers.
A new virtual reality application is helping aged care workers understand and improve the dining experiences of aged care recipients with dementia.
The aged care sector needs to attract people from other industries to help meet the demand for workers, a provider will tell an upcoming industry conference on workforce.
SA Health has teamed up with aged care provider HammondCare to build and deliver a cottage-style specialist dementia care facility in a village-like environment.
Aged care organisations are aiming to better engage consumers, respond to the royal commission’s findings as they are published and reflect on their own organisation from now until the final report is released.
Aged care stakeholders welcome the Federal Government’s response to the royal commission’s interim report but say there is still more work to do.
A change in attitude towards older people is needed to improve care quality, not just additional resources, the aged care minister tells an industry conference.
A new video series has been launched to encourage and help people talk with their loved ones about accessing residential aged care services.
Aged care workers are in the sector to build relationships and have job security or because there are no other options, the findings of a new study show.