Also in this wrap: Bruce Bailey joins RSL LifeCare board; Lynn Weekes to step down from NPS Medicinewise; and new commissioner on board at ACNC.
Also in this wrap: RSL Care South Australia expands into regional area, and The Whiddon Group moves into Queensland with acquisition of Star Aged Living assets.
Melbourne-based architectural firm Thomson Adsett has been selected as the project architects for Glenview Community Services’ dementia village in Tasmania.
The Labor government in Western Australia has struck a deal with the Commonwealth for the state to join the National Disability Insurance Scheme from 1 July next year.
Also in this wrap: RSL LifeCare opens high-tech facility; BaptistCare opens $11m redevelopment; and new facility to provide a home for homeless and disadvantaged.
The Department of Health has released a new booklet to guide consumers on accessing the Short-Term Restorative Care Program, as well as an updated manual for service providers.
Not-for-profit aged care provider HammondCare has worked with Sydney artist Annette Innis to produce a new adult colouring book specifically designed for older people.
A new project is exploring the information consumers need to choose an aged care provider in a client-driven market.
In this wrap: Mike Callaghan to replace Lynda O’Grady at ACFA; Uniting AgeWell appoints Raelene Thompson as new chair; and ECH’s David Panter elected to LASA board.
Also in this wrap: Baptcare promotes board member Robina Bradley to chair.
A new evidenced-based tool allows aged care providers to gain insights into their residents’ experiences of aged care through a six-question survey.
Also in this wrap: New facility features a farm for residents’ wellbeing; facility upgrade supports Grafton’s seniors; and Benetas and Macedon Ranges Health join forces.
The Commonwealth Government is seeking feedback on the development of the proposed specialist care units to support people with very severe dementia-related behaviours.
A set of new resources has been developed to build the capacity of Commonwealth Home Support Program providers to deliver inclusive and person-centred care.