Pharmacists now have the opportunity to get dementia specific training thanks to a new online course developed by Dementia Training Australia.
Carers Queensland has opened six new offices around the state as part of its involvement in the NDIS community partners program.
A free digitally-interactive poster has been launched to support aged care workers to work safely and provide quality care.
Also in this story: Masonic Care Tasmania announces a new CEO and FECCA appoints CEO.
A new evidence-based education package developed by La Trobe University aims to fill a training gap for personal care workers in the residential aged care sector.
The federal government is providing $300,000 to develop a learning framework to support cultural training for aged care nurses.
Also in this wrap: Aged Care Industry Information Technology Council appoints Dr George Margelis as independent chair.
Also in this story: Council on the Ageing WA appoints new CEO.
Aged care’s palliative care evidence and practice resource centre has developed two new resources to help aged care nurses and care workers provide quality end-of-life care.
Also in this wrap: LDK Healthcare acquires The Landings at Turramurra; National Ageing Research Institute partners with innovAGEING; and Healthcare Australia acquires Wellness & Lifestyle.
The quality commission has released a report detailing and analysing what consumers are saying about the quality of residential aged care services.
Also in this wrap: Churches of Christ care opens new community campus; MercyCare announces intergenerational campus; and Jewish Care Victoria to develop active living centre.
Australian providers are up for prizes in the Asia Pacific Eldercare Innovation awards, which recognise organisations that demonstrate innovation in aged care business, service and operations.
A new resource has been launched to assist aged care providers to monitor the use of antipsychotic medications.