Sport and activity providers can apply for a grant to receive a portion of $22.9 million in Government funding to encourage people over the age of 65 to become more active.
Residential aged and community care provider Catholic Healthcare has been recognised for its spiritual care program at Meaningful Ageing Australia’s national awards in Melbourne.
A study highlights the importance of artificial intelligence to detect falls for safer practice and harm reduction among residents.
The ratios of aged care recipients to staff members in each residential aged care facility is the subject of a new inquiry.
An effective infection prevention monitoring system needs to be implemented nationally to reduce the number of infections in aged care facilities, new research finds.
The head of a leading aged care provider has expressed frustration over the announcement of a Royal Commission into the aged care sector, saying it is a “shame” things have reached this point.
Aged care providers need to look into alternatives to medications to address the overuse of some medications among residents, a lead researcher tells Australian Ageing Agenda.
Nurses and personal care workers in government owned aged care facilities report lower levels of missed care than their counterparts in the private sector, a study finds.
With the ABC’s Four Corners program set to air a two part investigation about the treatment of the elderly in aged care facilities, crisis management expert Gail D’Arcy gives some advice about how to weather a media storm.
A three-year research project has developed a viable model for implementing consumer directed care in aged care facilities, writes Mark Sheldon-Stemm.
Implementing modified tai chi and yoga programs into aged care facilities enhances residents’ quality of life through improved physical, emotional and intellectual wellbeing, according to Auckland University of Technology research.
Providers are told to keep up with the emerging digital trends in order to meet the changing demands of aged care residents.
A new innovative service delivery model which focuses on resident wellness, choice and lifestyle aims to improve the quality of life of residents, a strategy and innovation expert told an industry conference this week.
Individuals and organisations in the residential aged care sector were recognised for their outstanding achievements at an industry conference this week.