The government has announced a pot of money for Commonwealth Home Support, but providers say the drip feed needs to stop.
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Social media and online games are helping isoltated older people connect and build relationships, a study has found.
A trial will test whether emergency department activity kits can reduce the need for medication, sedation and restraints for people with dementia.
The government has faced a grilling about why it allows young people with disabilities to languish in aged care facilities.
An alliance of 40 disability advocacy groups has signed a statement calling on the government to include sexuality supports in the NDIS.
Providers are taking almost half of clients’ home care expenditure to pay for administration and case management.
Almost half a million Australians are receiving specialist disability services and the vast majority are happy with the support they receive, according to a government report.
Australia’s first ever dedicated research centre has opened for the study of caring, carers and care solutions.
Gaps in the understanding of homelessness by NDIS service providers are preventing people accessing the housing support they may be entitled to.
Ten not-for-profit organisations have received $5 million to establish a new regional network of carer service providers.
Australia’s peak dementia advocacy body is calling for mandatory dementia training for all hospital staff including those in catering and cleaning roles.
Around one in six community-dwelling older Australians may be living with clinical frailty, a global analysis suggests.
New statistics have been released showing falling hospitalisation rates for people with dementia and conservative prescribing of anti-dementia medication.
Deakin University is home to new a collaborative research hub which will focus on delivering technological innovations to help older Australians and people with disability remain at home.