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.
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.
The health department is seeking aged care stakeholder input on changes to the quality indicator and additional services programs in residential aged care.
Aged care providers in Sydney have rallied to ensure the safety and wellbeing of residents during this week’s bushfires.
There should be more aged care services in regional, rural and remote Australia purely because there is a greater proportion of older people in these areas, the royal commission has heard this week.
Home care has been identified as one of three areas requiring immediate action in the interim report of the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality Safety.
Ramping up education among children and rolling out more intergenerational programs will help address negative attitudes about ageing and ageism, aged care stakeholders tell an industry conference.
Global standards can benefit ageing societies and the wellbeing of older citizens, an upcoming conference on ageing will hear.
Consumer directed care is driving the accumulation of unspent funds, according to new research.
Scores of artworks created by aged care residents went on display at an inner-city exhibition and up for auction to help fund a renovation.
A new resource provides information on introducing a spiritual care program for community aged care providers.
The action plan to support older people from diverse backgrounds helps providers identify how to deliver more inclusive and culturally-appropriate services, writes Mary Patetsos.
An aged care provider and client share their perspectives on inclusive aged care and the action plan for people from diverse backgrounds.