Harnessing the potential of community radio is one initiative being piloted to educate multicultural communities about aged care.
Community Care Review
It is critical community aged care organisations review their current policies and practices and start matching them to the proposed new standards, writes Lorraine Poulos.
Industry peak bodies and service providers are calling for a government review of unspent funds in home care as new data shows surpluses continue to climb.
The Office of the eSafety Commissioner is running free webinars to upskill aged care staff on how to recognise a scam to help keep seniors safe online.
From buddy programs to increasing staff autonomy, a new guide has captured best practice strategies to reduce home care worker stress.
Commonwealth Home Support Program providers will be required to submit an annual wellness report under new funding conditions detailed by the Department of Health this week.
From dog grooming to roof repairs, providers are receiving a wide range of consumer requests for home care spending.
Low-paid disability support workers are spending large amounts of their working day in activities that are unpaid, a new study has found.
An online training resource has been developed for practice nurses and GPs to support improved outcomes in dementia care.
A series of education modules has been launched to better equip the aged care workforce to care for a growing number of older people living with diabetes.
Advance Care Planning Australia and the National Ageing Research Institute have developed a resource to support aged care managers and senior staff to implement advance care planning within their organisations.
A new mobile phone app is available to encourage people to prioritise their social relationships as a powerful way to improve their overall health.
The accessibility and quality of mental health services in the bush is the focus of a new parliamentary inquiry.
Trained community care workers can safely incorporate a falls prevention exercise program into their existing services for older clients, new research by Curtin University has found.