The Government has announced it will appoint the first ever Commonwealth chief nursing & midwifery officer in April.
The emotional strain, not the hands-on care, is the hardest part of caring for a person with dementia, according to new research.
Research reveals that ten per cent of older people drink beyond guidelines.
Professor Hogan sets out an agenda for the new Government at the unveiling of Chesalon Living in Sydney.
The Minister for Ageing visits Tasmania to announce the state’s results from last year’s ACAR round, promising an announcement soon on the new position of ‘Ambassador for Ageing’.
As their average age increases, more DVA gold cardholders are ending up in residential aged care.
A wide ranging meta-analysis by The Lancet demonstrates that home and community-based interventions reduce the risk of nursing home admission and improve general function.
The 16-member Dementia Advisory Group met for the first time this morning at Kingscliff, NSW, where the Minister for Ageing announced $9 million in dementia research grants.
A South Australian study has found the biggest factor that determines wellbeing among older people is a sense of control over what happens to them.
The EADSTC has produced an e-learning tool for undergraduate healthcare students that may also prove useful for aged care professionals.
Motion Computing and Healthphone solutions have formed a partnership to combine their PC Tablets and Mobile Wound Care software.
The Austrralian and ACT Governments have announced a $1.9 million boost to HACC funding in the capital territory.
Epicor is the first aged care software vendor to gain certification for online ACFI claiming.
The AIHW’s ‘Assitance in Housing’ report shows that most older Australians benefit greatly from home ownership but older residents spend a lot on housing.