Aged care medication management vendor Webstercare has recently hosted the aged care minister to discuss the challenges pharmacies face while supporting aged care residents.
Sexual assault victims in residential aged care are mostly women with physical or cognitive impairments, a Victorian-based study has found.
A new training program to educate aged care staff on how to support residents experiencing elder abuse and an abuse prevention framework have been launched.
The makers of pickles, gnocchi and patty cakes have won top honours at an intergenerational cooking competition hosted by West Australian aged care and retirement living provider Bethanie.
Acorn Network founder Samantha Bowen is calling on all aged care leaders to read the workforce strategy report and take action today.
Greater collaboration between aged care facilities and hospitals will allow residents to get specialist heath treatment in their home environment and avoid unnecessary hospitalisations, an upcoming conference on ageing research and practice will hear.
The gender pay gap in favour of men has widened for the second year for the female-dominated aged care, health and social services industry, new data from the Workplace Gender Equality Agency shows.
Implementing effective technology, communication and design strategies will drive the future of aged care, a panel of industry experts told a forum in Sydney earlier week.
Aged care providers that have successfully translated new concepts into services or implemented new business models are being called upon to share their experiences.
Most aged care residents are aged 85 or over and 97 per cent of all residents have a disability, according to an Australian Bureau of Statistics report released this week.
Calls to the Aged Care Complaints Commissioner increased by 30 per cent following the announcement of the aged care royal commission, a government committee has heard.
Meals served in aged care facilities are falling short of daily protein requirements and putting residents at greater risk of malnutrition, an upcoming national conference on ageing research and practice will hear.
A trial launched at two facilities in Adelaide allows residents with limited mobility to play cricket.
There has been an 85 per cent increase in the number of applications to set aged care accommodation prices above the threshold compared to the previous year, the Aged Care Pricing Commissioner’s annual report shows.