Pharmacists now have the opportunity to get dementia specific training thanks to a new online course developed by Dementia Training Australia.
Carers Queensland has opened six new offices around the state as part of its involvement in the NDIS community partners program.
A new phone and online resource providing information about telecommunications products that are suitable for people with particular mobility, sensory, memory or cognitive conditions is now available.
Neuroscience Research Australia and the Transurban Road Safety Centre have developed an information booklet on the correct use of seat belts for seniors.
Resthaven has opened a new community services office in Mount Gambier following an increase in demand for services.
The Multi-Purpose Services aged care program will be expanded in regional, rural and remote areas in five Australian states.
Dementia Australia has become the first national dementia association to partner with Dementia Alliance International, the peak global dementia advocay organisation.
Dementia Australia has released a new iPad app to help family members connect and communicate with loved ones who are living with dementia through interactive games.
A home care provider has come up with a solution for families who are unable to find respite for their loved ones during the holiday season by offering a bespoke Christmas at Home service.
Community and not-for-profit organisations can apply for almost $5 million worth of federal grants to set up local services aimed at boosting the physical and mental health of informal carers.
The ATO has published information on the application of the Goods and Services Tax to the provision of home care services.
NDIS grants worth $7 million are up for grabs for projects that boost employment and recreation opportunities for people with disability in Western Australia.
A suite of resources encouraging health professionals to diagnose and treat low back pain without the need for scans or surgery is available online.
Applications are open for home care providers in remote and regional areas of the country to expand or establish services under the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Flexible Aged Care Program, or NATSIFAC.