Home Care Today, a CDC support project, is hosting a free webinar next month for senior executives in the aged care sector on fostering innovation within their organisations.
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The Department of Health is hosting a live webinar on the transition of Aged Care Assessment Teams to using the full functionality of My Aged Care today.
The Queensland Government sponsored Community Care Smart Assistive Technology Collaborative is hosting a webinar tomorrow for community care providers who are considering making investments into technology to support service provision.
Pet care for people experiencing homelessness, NDIS readiness workshops targeting culturally diverse clients and a project to support small-scale business ventures driven by older women are among the innovative community projects that have secured a funding boost to further their work.
The looming problem of whether Australia’s housing stock is fit to enable older people and people with disability to age in place demands new leadership, writes Michael Bleasdale.
While much focus has been on the cultural and financial changes required under consumer directed policy reform, a survey of home care providers has identified some of the key staffing challenges presented by increased consumer choice.
Meals on Wheels SA says it is concerned the expanded My Aged Care system and assessment process is delaying consumers’ access to necessary home support services.
The Department of Health has produced a series of short videos highlighting case studies of innovation and successful delivery of consumer directed care in the Home Care Packages Program.
The National Ageing Research Institute is hosting a half-day workshop on pain in dementia where aged care providers and healthcare professionals can hear from leading experts in the field of pain research.
Three Greater Western Sydney community transport organisations, Bankstown Canterbury Community Transport, Community Wheels Transport and Great Community Transport, have merged into a single shared services co-operative, in the first of its kind in the sector.
Just Better Care appoints successor, as founder steps down; Australian Unity continues home care buy-up, and PresCare adds to growing mobility aids business.
Alzheimer’s Australia NSW has called for national nutrition guidelines to be developed for meal delivery services funded under the Commonwealth Home Support Program and targeted training of home care workers to support the early identification of malnutrition among older people with dementia.
The ongoing rollout of My Aged Care and the practical and contextual applications of consumer directed care are the subjects of upcoming webinars for aged care service providers.
Emerging researchers in the field of ageing will gather in Melbourne next week to examine some of the key issues facing older Australians, their families and carers.