Arts Health Institute, which inspired aged care to adopt arts therapy, announces closure while MOD.A, the home modifications peak body, loses CEO, paid staff and office.
From developing and trialling new programs and initiatives to major capital works, aged care executives tell AAA what’s on their agenda for the year ahead.
Competition is strong with financiers and investors wanting to support the aged care sector, write Darrell Price and Matt Byrnes.
Monetary and in-kind rewards, career progression upwards and sideways into other roles and a comprehensive education program are all useful tools for aged care staff retention, according to a new study.
More than 90 per cent of aged care residents destined for the emergency department were successfully treated in their facility with support from a dedicated local health service, study shows.
Melbourne-based architectural firm Thomson Adsett has been selected as the project architects for Glenview Community Services’ dementia village in Tasmania.
Before, after and in between the many reviews reporting in 2017, it’s been another busy year in aged care news. However, it was our report on wages in the sector early in the year that topped the most-viewed list.
A first-of-its-kind technology-based fall prevention program will deliver a personalised combination of exercise and mental health support to older Australians in their homes.
The Commonwealth Government will respond to the recommendations of two major aged care reviews in next year’s Federal Budget, this week’s mini-budget shows.
Architects and designers can empower seniors and aged care residents through designing for the senses beyond the traditional five, such the senses of direction, balance and familiarity, writes Rulla Asmar.
It’s time for exercise to be normalised for aged care residents, write Louise Czosnek, Dr Tim Henwood and Martin Bending.
Australia is “data rich but information poor” about what’s really going on in residential aged care, according to an aged care researcher.
A research team from Monash University has made 104 recommendations for preventing deaths in residential aged care, many of which individual services can implement immediately.
An Australian-first study will investigate how much evidence-based care is being delivered to aged care residents.