NCAN, a web-based communication network has been launched to unite CALD ageing groups online to push for greater recognition of the needs of older people.
A parliamentary committee has made 13 recommendations that the government should implement to boost Internet participation among seniors and help keep them safe online in a report released today.
An innovative program to enable aged care residents to share their histories using digitized memorabilia stored online has won RMIT University’s design challenge award this year.
Leaders from health, government and IT communities gathered in Melbourne this week to share ideas and experiences for the Health-e-Nation Leadership Summit.
Researchers from Griffith University have applied for funding for a follow up study which aims to prove the cost effectiveness of animal robots in the treatment of dementia.
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.