The Global Ageing Network has appointed Australian aged care industry figure Judy Martin as its new chair.
South Australian aged care provider Life Care has received approval from the City of Tea Tree Gully to develop a $60 million aged care facility in Adelaide.
West Australian aged care and retirement living provider Bethanie has entered into a conditional agreement to acquire the two aged care facilities of Perth aged care provider Berrington.
Also in this wrap: Bethanie opens serviced apartments for seniors; BlueCross opens Malvern East facility; and Hume Community Housing unveils new garden.
Also in this wrap: IRT Cullburra Beach gets the green light; Australian Unity completes stage one of vertical retirement precinct; and Warmun Community Aged Care receives $500,000 for upgrades.
Also in this wrap: Jewish Care Victoria appoints president; Alzheimer’s WA appoints CEO; and Dietitians Association of Australia appoints board leader.
Also in this wrap: Benetas appoints general manager of residential services.
Australian digital health company PainChek has announced a landmark agreement with an aged care provider in Singapore to use its smartphone pain assessment and monitoring app.
Victorian-based provider Bolton Clarke has been well represented at LASA’s state Excellence in Age Services Awards, taking out individual and team gongs.
South Australian not-for-profit aged care provider Life Care has been recognised internationally for the highest standard of dementia design at its facility in Joslin.
The Multi-Purpose Services aged care program will be expanded in regional, rural and remote areas in five Australian states.
Dementia Australia has become the first national dementia association to partner with Dementia Alliance International, the peak global dementia advocay organisation.
Also in this story: UOW’s Dr Lyn Phillipson appointed age-friendly mentor of international program and Hall & Wilcox announces a new partner.
The long-standing chief executive officer of South Australian aged care provider Helping Hand has announced he will step down at the end of this year because “it seems like the right time” after 28 fulfilling and satisfying years in the role.