A home care provider that helps LGBTI clients get the services they need and an organisation that seeks to return indigenous people to their traditional lands have been recognised with awards from the Australian Aged Care Quality Agency.
A Sydney-based community support initiative that is helping older Australians combat social isolation and age well in their own homes has proved so successful that the federal government is providing funds to spread the idea around the country.
The federal government has launched a radio program designed to provide access to aged care information to around 50,000 culturally diverse seniors and their families each week.
Organisations that offer sports programs specifically tailored for people over 65 will be able to apply for almost $23 million in federal government funds.
The Intermedia Group has announced the appointment of Judy Skatssoon as editor of Community Care Review following the departure of Linda Belardi this month.
The Palliative Care Outcomes Collaboration has launched a new essentials online course for managers and clinicians to support their knowledge and implementation of the program and its tools.
Safe Work Australia has produced a new guide for employers to help tackle common causes of psychological injury in the workplace.
From simple, standalone devices to smart clothing and cutting-edge home monitoring systems, assistive technology has the potential to support the independence and wellbeing of older people and their carers at home.
The Cognitive Decline Partnership Centre has launched a new resource for aged care providers to develop policy and processes on supported decision-making.
From lighting and noise to creating functional spaces, a new book provides tips for people with dementia and their carers living at home.
A series of new resources has been launched to advance reablement approaches for people with dementia.
Dementia Australia and Palliative Care Australia have released a joint policy statement calling for improved awareness of the specific end-of-life care needs of people with dementia.
New physical activity guidelines have been developed for older people experiencing mild cognitive impairment to support their brain health.
NSW health promotion organisation ACON is hosting a free community event for older lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex people to help reduce social isolation and promote social connection.