Aged care providers in Sydney have rallied to ensure the safety and wellbeing of residents during this week’s bushfires.
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Older Tasmanians are more likely to be impacted by failing aged care services than mainland seniors because the state has the highest proportion of seniors coupled with a small number of services, the aged care royal commission has heard.
Two aged care peak bodies and a research centre have joined forces to trial innovations and develop technology with older people.
Supporting aged care workers to express their emotions can improve staff health and wellbeing, according to Macquarie Universirty research.
The aged care royal commission’s interim report comprehensively addresses a range of system failures but it lacks reference to human rights, says a law expert.
There should be more aged care services in regional, rural and remote Australia purely because there is a greater proportion of older people in these areas, the royal commission has heard this week.
South Australia’s health minister has announced the state government is looking for a new technology provider to run a trial of surveillance and monitoring system in aged care facilities.
Aged care sector veteran Wayne Belcher has stepped down as Braemar Presbyterian Aged Care’s chief executive officer due to health reasons.
The aged care royal commission’s interim report has put the government, industry and community on notice for significant reform to come, says the aged care minister.
Griffith University has launched a new website with resources, news and facts about providing intergenerational programs in residential aged care.
Ramping up education among children and rolling out more intergenerational programs will help address negative attitudes about ageing and ageism, aged care stakeholders tell an industry conference.
Global standards can benefit ageing societies and the wellbeing of older citizens, an upcoming conference on ageing will hear.
Aged care providers from Western Australia feature strongly at this week’s national industry awards, while an individual from Victoria has been recognised for developing an end-of-life planning tool.
A forthcoming digital platform aims to give consumers a voice and allow them and providers to compare residential aged care services across a range of quality-of-life measures.