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.
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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.
People in residential aged care are much more likely to have antipsychotic medications than those receiving aged care and support services in the home, a new report shows.
Aged care providers in Sydney have rallied to ensure the safety and wellbeing of residents during this week’s bushfires.
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.