The federal government has announced a 1.4 per cent indexation rise for aged care providers – but aged care peaks say this isn’t enough to cover rising wages.
The Royal Commission has heard about the success of a model of care that focuses on enriching the lives of residents and fostering relationships with staff.
A surveillance camera installed in a resident’s bedroom has uncovered ongoing abuse from staff, the aged care royal commission has heard.
Improved leadership, teamwork and communication among residential aged care staff can have massive benefits on how facilities are run and how residents are cared for, as proved by a study on change through intervention in the sector.
The number of people accessing aged care services has increased by more than 12,000 people in a year, a new government report shows.
Online tours of aged care facilities can offer an alternative to strangers walking around the homes of residents.
Osteoporosis among residents living in aged care is being underdiagnosed, a new research study suggests.
Aged care providers and governments need to plan now for the impact of lifelong renters on the financial models driving the industry, writes James Kelly.
Poor primary care in rural and remote areas is increasing the need for older Australians to access aged care services, the aged care royal commission has heard.
A new pocket-sized brochure has been launched to assist the aged care workforce in identifying elder abuse.
Choir conductor Dorothy Ebel is motivated by seeing the positivity singing and music creates for older people.
Educated seniors with a degree are often prioritised in the wait for residential aged care, according to a study, but there is hope that tweaks to the process will make it fairer.
Clearly-drafted policies and procedures have positive effects on workers and the business, writes Charles Watson.
Aged care providers need to focus on their brands in order to stand out from the rest of their competitors, an industry forum has heard.