Disability housing provider Casa Capace has opened a pilot smart home in Sydney’s west.
The Health Informatics Society of Australia and the Australasian College of Health Informatics have launched a new merged entity this week to represent the digital health sector.
University of Technology Sydney researchers are exploring a new concept in exergaming where the game and exercise occur separately to encourage physical activity in seniors.
The Federal Opposition leader has called on the government to cancel its plans to put aged care assessments out to tender in an address to a political, business and media forum this week.
The NDIA’s mental health adviser speaks to Community Care Review about initiatives in the NDIS psychosocial service stream.
The task force set up to investigate fraud in the National Disability Insurance Scheme is under-resourced and dysfunctional, a whistleblower claims.
CHSP providers whose ability to deliver services has been hit by the recent bushfires can apply for additional one-off federal funding.
Many older Australians may be forced into care because they haven’t given thought to modifying their homes, according to the authors of a report.
The Health Services Union is calling for a Medicare-style levy to fund Australia’s aged care system.
The Department of Health has launched two surveys seeking information from all aged care providers and individuals to help understand the demand and supply of palliative care services.
Information and communications technology provider Ascom has launched a new device that allows aged care organisations to use their existing Wi-Fi networks.
A telephone support program is looking to tackle loneliness and depression in elderly people who find themselves isolated after being discharged from hospital.
National Apology Day is an important occasion to reflect and celebrate how far we have come to support reconciliation and what more needs to be done in the future, writes Ken Markwell.
Assistive technology specialist mCare Digital has released a new personal emergency alarm system.