The RHEF has produced a television series to support people with incontinence and their carers that will be available on DVD in February next year.
Research & Clinical
A UN report plays down warnings of intergenerational conflict in an ageing world.
A group of elderly Norwegians who eat fish frequently performed better in six cognitive tests than those who did not.
British and Indian researchers have joined together to investaigate how robotics can boost independence.
ACSA and four aged care providers have joined with health informatics researchers in an ARC project that aims to improve the implementation of electronic nursing documentation.
US researcheres link poor vision to a low quality of life and depression among nursing home residents
A New Zealand study shows older men face a greater risk of malnourishment because of limited knowledge, skills and finances.
New research suggests Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people living in remote areas are up to five times more likely to have dementia.
A US study suggests goal-driven people are less susceptible to dementia.
People with dementia can contribute meaningful and reliable information about their ‘quality of life’ and should be given more opportunity to do so according to a groundbreaking Australian pilot study.
A detailed investigation into the transfer of elderly patients from hospitals to aged care facilities suggests hospital staff do not provide adequate care.
A comprehensive report examining the expectations of Australian baby boomers, has confirmed what many in the industry already suspected: this cohort wants to continue to work and live independently for as long as possible.
Tasmanian researchers secure a $290,000 grant for a project to ensure Australia’s ageing population does not become a burden on society.
BenSoc has launched a series of briefings to assist community care providers put research into practice.