The aged care manager at Deaf Services Queensland is expanding service offerings after bringing back learnings from Finland.
Women using home nursing services are becoming older and more medically complex, according to a study.
Global standards can benefit ageing societies and the wellbeing of older citizens, an upcoming conference on ageing will hear.
Reconceptualising residential aged care from an institution to a home has inadvertently led to today’s less clinically skilled and oriented workforce, an expert tells the aged care royal commission.
Medication reviews are a useful strategy for identifying and proactively resolving aged care residents’ medication-related problems, according to new Australian research.
A new online interactive tool maps the current and future prevalence of frailty around Australia for the first time.
Social media and online games are helping isoltated older people connect and build relationships, a study has found.
A research institute at Macquarie University has secured $1.8 million to develop a digital dashboard to help aged care providers monitor quality indicators and improve the health and wellbeing of residents.
Australia’s first ever dedicated research centre has opened for the study of caring, carers and care solutions.
Volunteers benefit from training sessions prior to getting to know residents, the early findings of a befriending study show.
Intergenerational care helps older people form special bonds with children, improve their moods and reconnect with the past, according to the evaluation of a two-year project.
Interviews with aged care recipients are underway to inform a new tool for providers to assess and measure the quality of life of people in their care.
A compassionate approach provides physical and emotional benefits for aged care residents, staff and management alike, an expert tells Australian Ageing Agenda.
A series of short animated films focused on spiritual care and the quality standards has been launched to help aged care embed practices into their services.