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.
An architecture practice and three universities have secured over $1 million to develop a new model of shared living and learning for seniors and school students.
The sector’s technology council has produced a report to improve aged care providers’ understanding of current technology and innovation relevant to the industry.
The aged care minister has refuted claims that the government is intending to privatise the aged care assessment process as part of plans to streamline assessments.
Aged care provider peak bodies have raised concerns about the sector’s unsustainability in the wake of StewartBrown’s recent report showing a further decline in financial performance.
The Australian Digital Health Agency and aged care medication management specialists Webstercare have launched an e-health record initiative to improve the management of medications.
The amount of aged care homes operating at a loss has tipped over 50 per cent for the first time, StewartBrown’s latest report on the financial performance of the sector finds.
Aged care providers need to create a positive organisational culture towards complaints, writes Dr Jason Price.
The Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission is now the single regulator of aged care services and the primary point of contact for aged care providers and consumers for quality and safety matters.
As the year comes to a close, today marks AAA’s final regular newsletter of 2019.
The government is seeking feedback on where to allocate 10,000 new residential aged care beds in 2020.
Aged care providers should select staff based on their qualifications, experience and character rather than their religion, an aged care lawyer tells Australian Ageing Agenda.
Aged care residents in regional and remote facilities are more likely to be physically restrained than their city-dwelling counterparts, the first report of the government’s now mandatory program on quality indicators shows.
A new app and an educational video have been launched to raise awareness of elder abuse and support senior Australians.