A new website and social media campaign that aims to highlight and celebrate positive aspects of aged care care through personal stories of those working in the sector has been launched today.
Aged care innovation network innovAGEING has launched a new program that brings together aged care industry experts to boost the initiative’s knowledge and the sector’s innovation capacity.
Publishing staff-to-resident ratios in aged care is a positive first step for increasing transparency but it’s not enough for consumers to make informed decisions, according to a parliamentary inquiry report.
The number of sanctions issued to aged care providers more than doubled last financial year compared to the previous year, according to the Government’s annual aged care report.
The Department of Health is calling on aged care providers and peak bodies to complete a survey about unused residential aged care places.
Person-centred organisations and positive culture within the workplace are among the ways to retain and attract the aged care workforce, a technology in aged care has heard.
The proportion of indigenous and non-indigenous Australians accessing aged care services has declined in 2018 compared to the previous year, the latest data shows.
The aged care sector will benefit from a strengthened framework to deliver greater transparency and accountability of the financial and tax practices of for-profit providers, a senate inquiry has found.
Organisations and individuals in the aged care sector have been recognised for their outstanding achievements in developing and implementing technology systems at a gala dinner in Adelaide this week.
Aged care organisations need to advocate for provider access to upload documents to residents’ My Health Records, a rural provider has told the sector’s national technology conference.
A new training program to educate aged care staff on how to support residents experiencing elder abuse and an abuse prevention framework have been launched.
Greater collaboration between aged care facilities and hospitals will allow residents to get specialist heath treatment in their home environment and avoid unnecessary hospitalisations, an upcoming conference on ageing research and practice will hear.
Implementing effective technology, communication and design strategies will drive the future of aged care, a panel of industry experts told a forum in Sydney earlier week.
Most aged care residents are aged 85 or over and 97 per cent of all residents have a disability, according to an Australian Bureau of Statistics report released this week.