Almost half of Australian seniors feel their identity is poorly understood or not heard well by their loved ones, a new survey shows.
Sydney Local Health District has launched a new app to help manage influenza outbreaks at residential aged care facilities.
Aged care peak body Leading Age Services Australia has developed a new business solution to support residential aged care and home care providers with online safety and quality management.
A new pocket-sized brochure has been launched to assist the aged care workforce in identifying elder abuse.
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.
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.
A wide-ranging new textbook on palliative care is a valuable resource for the aged care sector, an expert says.
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.
Pharmacists now have the opportunity to get dementia specific training thanks to a new online course developed by Dementia Training Australia.
A free digitally-interactive poster has been launched to support aged care workers to work safely and provide quality care.
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.