The former head of the Aged Care Workforce Taskforce, Professor John Pollaers, has been appointed Chancellor of Swinburne University of Technology.
Altura Learning is releasing a new online course to help careworkers, registered and enrolled nurses and management understand medication management issues associated with polypharmacy.
New national guidelines for the diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorders will have no impact on people who are currently supported by the NDIS, the federal government says.
Also in this wrap: Resthaven announces two key appointments.
Mutual aged care and assisted living provider Australian Unity has hosted a series of walks to raise awareness about mental wellbeing as part of international mental health week celebrations.
Australian Unity will use $100,000 provided by the Victorian government to launch a program targeting ageing members of emerging CALD communities
Most of those involved in the care of the elderly and chronically ill understand the role of advance planning and want to support patients and their families through the decision-making process, yet many admit they are in need of more training, support and upskilling in the area.
Applications are open for home care providers in remote and regional areas of the country to expand or establish services under the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Flexible Aged Care Program, or NATSIFAC.
Also in this story: Resthaven completes Mitchim redevelopment; Scalabrini Drummoyne officially opens doors; and Dementia-friendly net-zero energy house unveiled.
Arthritis Australia and in-home-care provider Home Instead Senior Care have developed a comprehensive guide for the management and care of people with arthritis.
Also in this wrap: Retireaustralia appoints village manager.
Also in this wrap: Jewish Care Victoria to sell community residence; Napier Street celebrates 25th birthday; and ACSA announces group membership.
A law firm has prepared a fact sheet designed to help you understand the powers and processes of a royal commission as well as your rights and responsibilities while it is underway.
A new book that reframes dementia as a social experience rather than a ‘burden’ or ‘deficit’ offers some thought-provoking insights into the social and personal changes that are needed to improve life for people with dementia and those who care for them.