The Department of Health has launched a test website for consumers to trial its redeveloped My Aged Care website.
NPS Medicine Wise has updated its medication tracking app so it can be used by carers and healthcare workers who are looking after more than one person.
Also in this wrap: Amana Living appoints new board member.
A New South Wales-developed app has been launched to provide on-the-go first aid information and help in emergency situations.
A South Australian-developed app can help detect early-stage Parkinson’s disease through the use of artificial intelligence.
Also in this wrap: RSL LifeCare unveils Port Macquarie facility; Odyssey Health Group announces builder of $81 million development; and IRT Group consulting on Towradgi Park upgrade.
Also in this wrap: CarePage partners with Ageing Asia.
Tasmanian Liberal senator Richard Colbeck has been given the aged care portfolio in Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s ministry reshuffle.
A wide-ranging new textbook on palliative care is a valuable resource for the aged care sector, an expert says.
Also in this wrap: Catholic Healthcare completes Forbes relocation; Uniting AgeWell opens extension; and Anglican Care commences Gloucester development.
Individuals and aged care providers have been honoured for their outstanding achievements and dedication to the sector at Leading Age Services Australia’s state awards in Sydney this week.
Also in this wrap: Curtin University establishes dementia research centre; RAAFA WA announces next stage of development; and Catholic Healthcare commences construction of retirement living facility.
An evidence-based guide has been launched to help staff working in residential aged care incorporate spirituality into the care of frail residents.
An educational video has been launched to help aged care services comply with the sector’s incoming quality standards.