Planning tool for age-friendly communities; new dementia resource for residential aged care; new nutrition manual for aged care.
Community care organisations struggling with the impending full roll out of consumer directed care in nine months now have a new batch of resources and tools to help them make the necessary transition.
A second edition of a book that aims to help those seeking to get the best possible outcome from aged care has been published to reflect the new changes since 1 July.
A new National Abuse Elder Abuse Hub will provide a much-needed single source of information on elder abuse services, resources and research for consumers, service providers, professionals and academics.
Launch of spiritual care education program and national roll out of LGBTI-inclusive training underway.
AUDIO: The key to coping while caring for a loved one is knowing what support you need, says the author of a new book for carers ahead of its launch.
AUDIO: Foodie and aged care advocate Maggie Beer has launched a new recipe and resource book for carers of people with dementia at an international dementia conference in Sydney.
Staffing has been highlighted as one of the biggest challenges facing the future of the aged care system in two research briefs from the Centre of Excellence in Population Ageing Research.
A one-stop shop for statistics on Australia’s aged care sector has been launched by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare to assist policy research and evaluation within the sector.
A free toolkit has been launched to provide advice on creating easy, delicious, and nutritious restaurant quality meals and improve meal time socialisation among residents.
The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners has issued new advice for improving collaboration between GPs and residential aged care staff.
Video and print resources for aged care workers have been translated by the Aged Care Complaints Scheme into five languages to help staff support aged care residents with the complaints process.
Alzheimer’s Australia Vic has opened a new learning centre that gives aged care workers the chance to enter the virtual world of someone with dementia.
New research is released showing just 5 per cent of people can correctly explain what a will, a power of attorney and an enduring guardianship are.