Only three out of every 100 older Australians have a statutory advance care directive, a review of existing research shows.
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NDIS support co-ordinators and remote providers will benefit from new price increases announced by the federal government.
The national home care waiting list has increased to 129,038, government figures show.
Physiotherapists can play an important role in incontinence management and education.
A US expert says elder abuse is being kept in the shadows in Australia because of a lack of specific legislation.
The amount of unspent home care funds being held in provider bank accounts has hit almost $600 milllion.
A new Australian invention designed to help people with neuromuscular diseases is set to undergo clinical tests.
NPS Medicine Wise has updated its medication tracking app so it can be used by carers and healthcare workers who are looking after more than one person.
Aged care expert Associate Professor Michael Murray has been recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list.
Australian dementia researchers have taken the lead from online dating services in an innovative approach to linking people with dementia with the experts who are studying it.
A South Australian-developed app can help detect early-stage Parkinson’s disease through the use of artificial intelligence.
A home care provider says it was shocked to hear home support workers had turned up at a client’s house unidentified and ‘dressed like party girls’.
Julie Collins says she’ll ensure the government responds appropriately to the aged care royal commission after being returned as shadow minister for ageing.
The entire state of Tasmania will be the focus of a study into whether dementia can be prevented by modifying risk factors.