Cleaning techniques have a role to play in the wellbeing of people living and working in residential aged care, writes Jonas Cruz.
The South Australian health department has launched a $16 million grants program to improve access to palliative care services including in residential aged care homes.
A multimedia resource launched this week aims to help residential aged care staff better understand and support residents with dementia and their loved ones.
Cottage respite for people with dementia should be prioritised in future aged care planning and funding, according to the author of a study.
Australian digital health company PainChek has been granted patents for its smart phone pain assessment app in Japan and the USA.
You can reduce medication-related risks with the right data and systems, writes Gerard Stevens.
The quality and safety commission is rolling out an evidence-based training and support program to reduce the inappropriate use of sedatives in aged care homes in remote and very remote areas.
Aged care service and education provider Churches of Christ in Queensland has partnered with a fellow not-for-profit provider to take a dementia-training tool to Western Australia.
Participants in an international trial investigating a drug to slow down cognitive decline in people with Alzheimer’s disease have started to show significant improvements, the principal investigator tells Australian Ageing Agenda.
Two new research papers presented to the Royal Commission contain learnings from overseas about improving home care and supporting carers.
Our next edition of Australian Ageing Agenda magazine is looking at trends in aged care refurbishments as well as workforce recruitment and retention strategies and medication management.
South Australian aged care provider Helping Hand Aged Care has partnered with the National Ageing Research Institute to help drive improvements in aged care services.
A rehabilitation-first approach, domestic-style living models and tailored respite services are among strategies that can improve Australia’s aged care system, Flinders University-led research finds.
The Australian Digital Health Agency and aged care medication management specialists Webstercare have launched an e-health record initiative to improve the management of medications.