A law firm has prepared a fact sheet designed to help you understand the powers and processes of a royal commission as well as your rights and responsibilities while it is underway.
A new book that reframes dementia as a social experience rather than a ‘burden’ or ‘deficit’ offers some thought-provoking insights into the social and personal changes that are needed to improve life for people with dementia and those who care for them.
The Governance Institute of Australia has produced a guide on adding value to governance for board members of aged care providers in a time of upheaval and change for the sector.
A survey of healthcare workers has found many feel tired, stressed and burnt out and one in four are struggling to feel engaged with their work.
Journalist Ellen Fanning has collaborated with the Seniors Rights Service to produce 18 videos featuring experts including former High Court judge Justice Michael Kirby sharing their knowledge on a wide range of issues around elder abuse.
The unique history of nursing in Australia is celebrated in a new book by researcher and medical historian Deborah Burrows.
Advance Care planning Australia has released a range of translated resources for non-Egnlish speaking communities to help start the end-of-life planning discussion.
A new book on the often stressful and difficult process of moving into a care home provides a practical guide to help those involved navigate their way through the process.
The Cognitive Decline Partnership Centre has launched a series of webinars to help aged care providers understand and implement supported decision-making with their clients.
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.