Gaining efficiencies through technology is key for providers but there are also legal and ethical issues to consider, writes Alison Choy Flannigan.
Assistive technology specialist mCare Digital has released a new personal emergency alarm system.
The sector’s technology council has produced a report to improve aged care providers’ understanding of current technology and innovation relevant to the industry.
An ageing population with a desire to remain at home is driving developments in assistive living technology.
Trials of a new technology that researchers hope will dramatically improve screening for Parkinson’s disease are set to begin next year.
A new program is aiming to get more than 15,000 inactive older Australians across the country physically and socially active through group exercises classes delivered face-to-face and over telehealth.
Seniors are enthusiastic to embrace technology but continue to be excluded from the digital wave, a report has found.
Speech-analysing technology available via a smart phone app could one day replace or enhance traditional tests used to screen for early signs of dementia.
A large aged care provider is using heat mapping technology to help staff respond more quickly and a voice activated support system to help calm residents and provide information, an industry conference heard.
Deakin University is home to new a collaborative research hub which will focus on delivering technological innovations to help older Australians and people with disability remain at home.
In the forthcoming edition of Australian Ageing Agenda magazine we are putting the focus on assistive technology for aged care residents, staff education, continence and wound care.
A surveillance camera installed in a resident’s bedroom has uncovered ongoing abuse from staff, the aged care royal commission has heard.
A new Australian invention designed to help people with neuromuscular diseases is set to undergo clinical tests.
NPS Medicine Wise has updated its medication tracking app so it can be used by carers and healthcare workers who are looking after more than one person.