Former journalist Reg Barlow is able to continue his lifelong love for writing while living in residential aged care.
The utilisation of technology and data are soon going to play a huge role in managing and monitoring aged care, the sector’s minister has told an industry conference.
More than 10 per cent of aged care residents have gout, Macquarie University researchers have found.
A New South Wales aged care provider is working with a local childcare centre to raise awareness of mental health issues while another is financially supporting drought-stricken communities.
Volunteers benefit from training sessions prior to getting to know residents, the early findings of a befriending study show.
Australia’s dementia peak body is calling for anti-psychotics to be used only as a last resort to manage dementia-related behaviours and training for aged care staff on alternatives to chemical restraint.
An aged care provider in Sydney has teamed up with Australia’s leading falls experts to trial an Australian invention that can predict falls among older people with 75 per cent accuracy.
Intergenerational care helps older people form special bonds with children, improve their moods and reconnect with the past, according to the evaluation of a two-year project.
Nearly four out of five aged care organisations need to transform how they provide services because of the new quality new standards, industry veteran Cynthia Payne tells Australian Ageing Agenda.
With the 1 July deadline passed, there’s no time to waste for aged care leaders to ensure they understand and correctly apply the quality standard on organisational governance, writes Michael Goldsworthy.
There are eight key messages for aged care leaders in regards to the quality standard on organisational governance, writes Michael Goldsworthy.
Interviews with aged care recipients are underway to inform a new tool for providers to assess and measure the quality of life of people in their care.
The government should scrap its new regulation on the use of restraints in aged care and work towards banning restraints altogether, a group of advocates has told a parliamentary inquiry.
Technology should be embedded in aged care operations and services and reflected in the quality standards, the sector’s technology peak has told the aged care royal commission.