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.
A funded complete-cycle-of-care approach would help address the overuse on antipsychotics in aged care, writes Natalie Soulsby.
Provider peak bodies have reiterated their concerns for the aged care sector following the release of the Government’s Mid-Year Economic and Fiscal Outlook.
The team behind an aged care experience platform has picked up first prize at an industry event this week for the proposed redevelopment of its business model to expand services and value to the sector.
A new program is aiming to get more than 15,000 inactive older Australians across the country physically and socially active through group exercises classes delivered face-to-face and over telehealth.
The aged care system needs a national network of government-funded multi-disciplinary hospital outreach services to support aged care recipients in their care facility or home, this week’s inquiry hears.
The royal commission is seeking feedback from aged care stakeholders on the future design of the aged care system and a proposed new model.
A new initiative strives to help aged care providers identify food service areas they are excelling at and those requiring improvement.
New resources aim to help aged care and health professionals better support Stolen Generations survivors when they are accessing care services.
Seven organisations representing aged care providers have come together to call on the Federal Government to address the sector’s urgent funding and accessibility issues in the December mini-budget.