A 15-part film series has been launched to improve awareness and early diagnosis of dementia among older people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.
The Australian Pain Society has launched a new resource to help aged care workers better identify, assess and manage pain among residents.
South Australian-based residential aged care, home care and retirement living provider Helping Hand has launched a new resource to support Forgotten Australians accessing care services.
As the aged care sector faces increased scrutiny and a royal commission, the Australian Institute of Company Directors has released new governance guidelines for not-for-profit organisations.
The aged care sector’s new independent regulator has launched a tool for providers to understand and assess their performance against the new quality standards.
The Centre of Excellence in Population Ageing and Research has released a comprehensive overview of recent changes in aged care policy, industry and labour force.
A new phone and online resource providing information about telecommunications products that are suitable for people with particular mobility, sensory, memory or cognitive conditions is now available.
A new interactive map has been launched to assist Australian aged care providers to identify where there is a high demand for workforce training programs in China.
Neuroscience Research Australia and the Transurban Road Safety Centre have developed an information booklet on the correct use of seat belts for seniors.
A bone health lifestyle management resource has been produced for the one-in-three Australians aged fifty and over who suffer from osteoporosis.
When faced with getting old, there are two options, according to international ageing advocate and author Marcus Riley. We can wither on the vine, or we can embrace our later years with positivity and passion.
Dementia Australia has released a new iPad app to help family members connect and communicate with loved ones who are living with dementia through interactive games.
A book on dementia which was co-authored by a person who has been living with the condition for ten years has been named the Australasian Journal on Ageing book of the year.
A new training program to educate aged care staff on how to support residents experiencing elder abuse and an abuse prevention framework have been launched.