A new website provides aged care workers with information, guidance and practical resources to support palliative care and advance planning for older people and their families.
Two lots of palliative care resources, including new standards, guidelines and support materials, have been released this week to support aged care providers.
Clinicians now have a new tool to help reduce the prescribing of unnecessary medications in older people living with dementia.
Dementia Training Australia has launched a new, free online training course for aged care staff who care for people with dementia overnight.
Mobile dental clinics are bringing oral health services to residents’ rooms, writes Ann Deslandes.
The peak body for spiritual care and ageing takes its training program on the road to deliver professional development to aged care staff and volunteers in 17 regional centres.
New research conducted by a provider on community-dwelling seniors shows frailty is not an inevitable result of ageing and can be prevented or treated, as screening and online resource launched.
A new evidenced-based tool allows aged care providers to gain insights into their residents’ experiences of aged care through a six-question survey.
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.
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.
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.
Dementia Training Australia has launched an online learning platform featuring short and flexible courses designed to help time-poor aged care staff complete the training.