The Australian Pain Society has launched a new resource to help aged care workers better identify, assess and manage pain among residents.
Also in this wrap: Bolton Clarke appoints general manager.
South Australian-based residential aged care, home care and retirement living provider Helping Hand has launched a new resource to support Forgotten Australians accessing care services.
Flourish Australia has become the first organisation selected to provide psychosocial support services for people who are living with severe mental illness under a national program targeting people not covered by the NDIS.
Also in this wrap: Baptistcare appoints chief strategy officer; and Catholic Health Australia appoints two new board members.
As the aged care sector faces increased scrutiny and a royal commission, the Australian Institute of Company Directors has released new governance guidelines for not-for-profit organisations.
Also in this wrap: Resthaven Murray Bridge officially opens; MiCare gets the green light for new facility; and Benetas Dalkeith Hostel expansion supports new model of care.
The aged care sector’s new independent regulator has launched a tool for providers to understand and assess their performance against the new quality standards.
The Centre of Excellence in Population Ageing and Research has released a comprehensive overview of recent changes in aged care policy, industry and labour force.
A new phone and online resource providing information about telecommunications products that are suitable for people with particular mobility, sensory, memory or cognitive conditions is now available.
A new interactive map has been launched to assist Australian aged care providers to identify where there is a high demand for workforce training programs in China.
Also in this wrap: Judy Martin steps down from aged care architecture firm ThomsonAdsett.
Neuroscience Research Australia and the Transurban Road Safety Centre have developed an information booklet on the correct use of seat belts for seniors.
Resthaven has opened a new community services office in Mount Gambier following an increase in demand for services.