A survey conducted by the Australian Services Union identifies low wages as the biggest barrier to recruitment in aged care.
A Brisbane-based pharmacy services provider wins an Australian Business Award for its automatic, medication-dispensing sachets.
The Federal Government will spend $15.4 million on two palliative care projects
Medical product supplier Tyco Healthcare has separated from its international parent company Tyco International to become Covidien. The independent, publicly traded healthcare company is one of the biggest manufacturers and distributors of medical devices
Silver Chain has developed a user’s manual for its Home Independence Program (HIP) that was featured in the last issue of NHJ. The Home Independence User Manual is designed to assist other home care agencies adopt the program.
Western Australian charitable organisation Silver Chain has officially opened its high-tech Customer Operations Centre at its headquarters in Perth’s Osborne Park. Since 2005 over 120 members of staff have undertaken assessments, referrals and kept record
Australia’s ageing population will receive improved dementia care under a ground-breaking partnership between Alzheimer’s Australia (Qld) and leading home care services provider Home Instead Senior Care.
The Minister for Ageing Christopher Pyne and Western Australian Minister for Health Jim McGinty announced today the release of around $922,000 to support Home and Community Care (HACC) services in Western Australia.
Frail aged people, younger people with a disability and their carers will benefit from a joint Australian and NSW Government allocation of $3.96 million in funding for Home and Community Care (HACC) services in New South Wales.
The Australian nursing Federation has called on the Federal Government to urgently make a commitment to solving the care crisis for Australia’s elderly by ensuring staffing levels, fixing the wage gap for nurses in aged care, and ensuring the licensing of
Praise from the Minister was part of a diverse and challenging program at this year’s Aged Care Queensland annual conference. [incl. video interview with Minister in two parts]
Comcater is distributing a new range of cook chill equipment from French company Socamel.
A Queensland based supported living provider says its model could help prop up the aged care system.
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