A team of groundbreaking developers is seeking feedback from carers and family members of elderly Australians to inform the further development of its innovative falls detection device.
Assess your facility’s performance against aged care standards while on the go with this new app from the accreditation agency.
NeuRA researchers are calling on members of the public to donate their old Nintendo Wii gaming consoles for stroke patients unable to afford one to use for their rehabilitation.
Calvary Care, better known as Little Company of Mary, has unveiled plans to launch a long term ehealth initiative, modelled on a high profile UK project, across acute care, residential care and home care.
Allied health provider, HealthStrong, has just launched a new telehealth subsidiary company, forging ahead with plans to provide its services via video conferences to facilities in rural and remote locations.
Queensland researchers are adapting a robot to act as a video communication device for people with dementia living in care to communicate with their family.
WA based home health and aged care organisation, Silver Chain has launched EOS Technologies as a commercially competitive social enterprise to build productivity for the whole health and aged care industry
The Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering (ATSE) is behind a new network which aims to bridge the gaps between assistive technology research and practice. And it’s calling for the sector to jump on board.
This week Palliative Care Australia helped launch a new global online information network all about palliative, hospice and end-of-life care. A wealth of interesting and informative content is accessible through a website or mobile app.
The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners has released a new guide to help GPs establish video consultation, which could eventually be used to improve healthcare access for elderly Australians.
How can children pick up a gadget and use it straight away while parents and grandparents need the kids to set up the new TV or ‘work’ a new device? New research suggests we need more ‘inclusive’ product design.
NeuRA has just gone mobile, following the release of its first-ever app which aims to measure an older person’s fear and risk of falling and suggest targeted falls prevention strategies.
A new telehealth solution has been launched that allows high quality multi-user video consultations with any health professional who has broadband, and also monitors the patient’s vital signs in their own home.
Online continuing professional education for nurses has taken a technological leap forward through the use of high-quality 3D models of the human body to support training and assessment.