A new app and an educational video have been launched to raise awareness of elder abuse and support senior Australians.
Tips on picking up signs of elder abuse are included in new guide dementia guide for primary care workers.
The team behind an aged care experience platform has picked up first prize at an industry event this week for the proposed redevelopment of its business model to expand services and value to the sector.
Also in this wrap: IRT Cullburra Beach gets the green light; Australian Unity completes stage one of vertical retirement precinct; and Warmun Community Aged Care receives $500,000 for upgrades.
New resources aim to help aged care and health professionals better support Stolen Generations survivors when they are accessing care services.
Almost 1,500 people have downloaded the Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission’s mobile app on the sector’s quality standards in its first month.
A new knowledge hub provides resources and tools to help prevent elder abuse and recognise it when it occurs.
Also in this wrap: Jewish Care Victoria appoints president; Alzheimer’s WA appoints CEO; and Dietitians Association of Australia appoints board leader.
A passionate personal care assistant, a team promoting aged care work to students and a dental service delivering tailored care to residents have each been recognised for their achievements.
A new video series has been launched to encourage and help people talk with their loved ones about accessing residential aged care services.
The head of a Melbourne training organisation has set up a member-based registration and professional development scheme for aged care workers.
Aged and Community Services Australia (ACSA) has launched a new automated procurement portal which allows members to connect with a national network of suppliers.
The Cognitive Decline Partnership Centre has launched a new evidence-based guide to help healthcare professionals provide advice and support on dementia.
Aged care sector veteran Wayne Belcher has stepped down as Braemar Presbyterian Aged Care’s chief executive officer due to health reasons.