The aged care royal commission has heard people are missing out on support and management after being diagnosed with dementia because of a breakdown in the referral process.
Education & Training
The Palliative Care Outcomes Collaboration has launched a new essentials online course for managers and clinicians to support their knowledge and implementation of the program and its tools.
Safe Work Australia has produced a new guide for employers to help tackle common causes of psychological injury in the workplace.
From simple, standalone devices to smart clothing and cutting-edge home monitoring systems, assistive technology has the potential to support the independence and wellbeing of older people and their carers at home.
The Cognitive Decline Partnership Centre has launched a new resource for aged care providers to develop policy and processes on supported decision-making.
From lighting and noise to creating functional spaces, a new book provides tips for people with dementia and their carers living at home.
A series of new resources has been launched to advance reablement approaches for people with dementia.
Dementia Australia and Palliative Care Australia have released a joint policy statement calling for improved awareness of the specific end-of-life care needs of people with dementia.
New physical activity guidelines have been developed for older people experiencing mild cognitive impairment to support their brain health.
NSW health promotion organisation ACON is hosting a free community event for older lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex people to help reduce social isolation and promote social connection.
Seniors Rights Victoria has launched a series of discussion papers to help advance a conversation on elder abuse as a form of family violence.
Planet Ark in partnership with the New South Wales Environment Protection Authority has released a free guide for businesses to better manage their waste footprint and turn their waste into valuable resources.
A digital talking book that provides information on dementia in plain English aims to make information about dementia more accessible to the general community.
New online training is available for health professionals and care workers to improve their understanding of younger onset dementia.