Person-centred organisations and positive culture within the workplace are among the ways to retain and attract the aged care workforce, a technology in aged care has heard.
The proportion of indigenous and non-indigenous Australians accessing aged care services has declined in 2018 compared to the previous year, the latest data shows.
Allied health professionals have raised concerns over a health department clarification about pain management claims by providers, saying it means they may have to let some workers go.
The aged care sector will benefit from a strengthened framework to deliver greater transparency and accountability of the financial and tax practices of for-profit providers, a senate inquiry has found.
The aged care royal commission is seeking a report from every aged care outlet detailing any instance of sub-standard care in the last five years and action taken to improve services.
Organisations and individuals in the aged care sector have been recognised for their outstanding achievements in developing and implementing technology systems at a gala dinner in Adelaide this week.
Aged care organisations need to advocate for provider access to upload documents to residents’ My Health Records, a rural provider has told the sector’s national technology conference.
Aged care providers should work with other sector stakeholders to present a consistent message to the royal commission like it did in the lead up to the 2012 reforms, a key industry conference has heard.
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.