Cares Queensland and Airbnb are working together to give carers a break from their demanding and often relentless roles.
Community Care Review
Serious questions about the adequacy of home care regulation have been raised at the Aged Care Royal Commission.
A dementia navigator trial will give people coping with a fresh diagnosis of the condition better access to local services and support.
Some home care operations are turning to cloud based mobile communications to better enable their workforce, writes Andrew Tucker.
David Tune has been appointed to conduct a review of the NDIS aimed at cutting red tape and improving service delivery.
A repurposed aged care facility is providing a model for safe community housing for older women.
Uniting AgeWell has partnered with Victoria University to investigate therapeutic interventions for sarcopenia, including the benefits of resistance training.
Older drivers who use support devices to make themselves more comfortable when they’re behind the wheel could be increasing their risk of serious injury.
The federal government has launched a national Walking Football program designed to give older Australians an opportunity for physical activity and social interaction.
A community hub that’s been providing support and education for carers in regional Victoria is in danger of closing because of a lack of funds.
The Aged Care Royal Commissioners have praised the “extraordinary” resilience of a witness who spoke about the challenges of being a carer.
Carers may not be accessing available respite services because of quality and safety concerns, the aged care royal commission has heard.
Home care providers have been put on alert about a telephone scam targeting home care package recipients.
Broad mission statements are well meaning, but they can be difficult to operationalise, writes Bruce Mullan.