The sector’s technology council has produced a report to improve aged care providers’ understanding of current technology and innovation relevant to the industry.
The Royal Australian College of GPs has released updated guidelines for the care of older people.
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.
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.
A new video series has been launched to encourage and help people talk with their loved ones about accessing residential aged care services.
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.
Griffith University has launched a new website with resources, news and facts about providing intergenerational programs in residential aged care.
A new online interactive tool maps the current and future prevalence of frailty around Australia for the first time.
A provider-led collaborative has launched learning videos and an app to support aged care services and Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Gender diverse and Intersex seniors.
Central Queensland University researchers have developed a short course and two workbooks to encourage students to complete a work placement in aged care settings.