Whether healthcare CEOs should have performance targets for managing information is up for debate at this week’s Big Data and Healthcare Analytics Conference.
Seniors with difficulty hearing on the phone and their aged care service providers are being urged to take advantage of a subsidised service featuring a telephone that amplifies sound and displays word-for-word captions of everything the other person on the call says.
A new handbook has been published to offer carers and families practical advice to support the health and wellbeing of people living with dementia.
Better understanding the experiences of older people and support staff in community care will be the subject of an upcoming industry event.
The National Diabetes Services Scheme has released a series of resources to provide advice and support to older people living with diabetes.
Some of Australia’s leading health and ageing researchers have collaborated with beyondblue to draw attention to the significant mental health issues facing older lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) Australians.
The newest addition to the e-Tools suite of software targets the community care sector and has been designed to help providers create and manage home care agreements as per government requirements.
An interactive light sculpture representing the brain that aims to help people understand the importance of stimulating the brain is on display in Melbourne for Dementia Awareness Month.
Tailor-made smartphone apps that help people navigate an aged care or healthcare facility are now available in Australia through digital mapping developers MapData Services.
An iPad-like smart floor from Denmark promising to revolutionise staff management, falls response and behaviour analysis in aged care has been launched in Australia.
Home care providers are being encouraged to register for a free online broadcast on fostering social inclusion through the Federal Government’s Community Visitors Scheme in aged care.
Active ageing for seniors living with dementia and creating functional home environments to support independence are among the topics to be discussed at the upcoming Active Ageing Conference.
A new dementia care app, which provides guidance for family and non-tertiary qualified carers on the behavioural changes associated with dementia, was launched at the 9th Annual Dementia Research and Knowledge Translation Forum.
A new national guide to respite services for carers of people with dementia utilises the powerful stories and opinions of other informal carers to support decision-making and use of respite.