Information and communications technology provider Ascom has launched a new device that allows aged care organisations to use their existing Wi-Fi networks.
Cleaning techniques have a role to play in the wellbeing of people living and working in residential aged care, writes Jonas Cruz.
Aged care provider peak bodies have reiterated concerns about the viability of facilities in rural and remote areas following a new analysis on the financial performance of these services.
The number of loss-making facilities in outer regional, rural and remote areas is on the rise, with homes in South Australia struggling the most, a new report shows.
Assistive technology specialist mCare Digital has released a new personal emergency alarm system.
Integration is key to the future of aged care, write Richard Terry and Daniela Kaiser.
The implementation of a consumer directed care model in an aged care home has improved trust, respect and communication between staff and residents, a provider CEO tells Australian Ageing Agenda.
A multimedia resource launched this week aims to help residential aged care staff better understand and support residents with dementia and their loved ones.
The quality and safety commission is rolling out an evidence-based training and support program to reduce the inappropriate use of sedatives in aged care homes in remote and very remote areas.
The Federal Government has announced a $50 million initiative to support residential aged care services in financial trouble to improve or cease operations.
Aged care service and education provider Churches of Christ in Queensland has partnered with a fellow not-for-profit provider to take a dementia-training tool to Western Australia.
The quality and safety commission has developed a series of storyboards to help improve understanding of the quality standards.
Unlocking data is key to aged care accountability, writes Nick Lambrou.
Many aged care providers are selling additional services but some are charging residents fees for services required under legislation, according to a new industry report.