Dementia among the homeless or those at risk of becoming homeless is one of six diverse groups featured in a series of national workshops getting underway this month.
Also in this wrap: Benetas opens new facilities for village residents; and Greengate celebrates new Brisbane village.
Aged care facilities should aim to offer flexible dining options and special days, such as barbecues, themed or cultural meals and birthday gatherings, as much as possible, says a leading aged care dietitian.
Culturally-appropriate care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People will be explored in an upcoming video program and interactive live session open to all.
An innovative arts program that can benefit aged care residents and older people in the community has been launched.
Also in this wrap: New role to provide leadership in clinical nursing in aged care practice and innovation; and FECCA appoints Mary Patetsos as new chair.
Also in this story: WA facilities changing hands; and Rosewood gets redevelopment green light.
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Creating a stronger nation-wide presence for aged care advocacy, individuals and service providers is the top priority of the first chief of the Older Persons Advocacy Network, he tells Australian Ageing Agenda.
Also in this wrap: Lyndoch makes executive appointment to lead investment in people.
A guide to help aged care organisations support residents to use technology and social media to stay connected with their loved ones has been launched today.
In this wrap: Whiddon recognised for its integration of a tool that measures and evaluates residents’ wellbeing; and HammondCare picks up building award.
A Melbourne-based aged care and disability service provider has won an award for its use of the arts to enhance the wellbeing of its residents over large hospital, health and aged services from around Australia.
The aged care property market is poised for an increase in activity over the coming year, according to aged care strategic advisor and consultant Cam Ansell.