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.
The federal government is providing $300,000 to develop a learning framework to support cultural training for aged care nurses.
Aged care’s palliative care evidence and practice resource centre has developed two new resources to help aged care nurses and care workers provide quality end-of-life care.
The quality commission has released a report detailing and analysing what consumers are saying about the quality of residential aged care services.
A new resource has been launched to assist aged care providers to monitor the use of antipsychotic medications.
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.