A new report is calling for an expansion of specialist targeted services for older Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and more work to embed cultural safety in mainstream aged care services.
Research & Clinical
Residential aged care providers are not putting enough attention on strategic workforce management initiatives despite staff being the most expensive area of the business, an industry conference heard.
An evaluation of a retirement living and aged care provider’s housing and care services for older people in need has found that every dollar invested creates more than seven times that in social value.
A La Trobe University-led project is investigating the uptake and understanding of the national resource that helps aged care providers incorporate spiritual care into their services.
A national mobile advisory service has reduced dementia-related behaviours in aged care residents by half and helped to ease distress in staff, new data shows.
A study is investigating how employment conditions impact on the health of older aged care workers.
Aged care residents living in smaller home-like clusters have a better quality of life and experience fewer hospital admissions, according to new research.
New research challenges the assumption that culturally-specific care is better able to meet the care needs of aged care residents from non-English-speaking countries.
Aged and disability support and aged care nursing jobs are among the top roles contributing to the growth in community services and healthcare sector ads, according to a recent report.
The implementation of a new international framework for naming and describing texture modified foods and thickened liquids will reduce the risk of choking among aged care residents, a dysphagia expert tells Australian Ageing Agenda.
More than three-quarters of people with dementia who went missing in Australia over a five-year period were last seen at their home or residential aged care facility, a Queensland University of Technology study has found.
People with family in aged care are more likely than others to discuss a family member’s end-of-life care wishes with them, according to a national survey.
The key to understanding how to prevent dementia is less than 15 years away, according to a leading authority on dementia clinical trials.
Almost a quarter of aged care workers surveyed are planning to leave the sector in the next five years, leading to a potential shortfall of 80,000 workers, according to new research from HESTA.