Providers need to showcase that aged care has “strong” career paths and is a positive industry to work in to attract and retain staff, the sector’s minister tells an industry conference.
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Aged care providers should use the royal commission as a platform to advocate for what they need to deliver quality care and to learn how to best do it, a national aged care conference has heard.
Scores of artworks created by aged care residents went on display at an inner-city exhibition and up for auction to help fund a renovation.
A new retirement village accreditation scheme has been launched this week for operators of retirement living communities that includes care service standards for the first time.
In addition to assessing the financial case for new technology, providers need to determine how staff, residents and the organisation will benefit from a proposed deployment, a provider tells Australian Ageing Agenda.
A cloud-based clinical care system is allowing frontline staff to spend less time on paperwork and more time with aged care residents, a provider CEO has told an industry conference.
Researchers hope a new falls-prevention app targeting people with dementia will be a game-changer for home care.
Representatives from the home and community care sector will join a national council of youth ambassadors.
Recent submissions are calling for a shake-up of aged care for Stolen Generations, research into effective staff-to-resident ratios and a regulatory framework that better supports provider viability.
A hospital-based outreach service for aged care has avoided more than half of the physical visits it would usually make and increased its reach by assessing residents by video.
The aged care peaks have welcomed a joint call from Australia’s doctors and nurses for aged care funding and reforms now, but not pleas for staff ratios.
More than 850 facilities with a total of 70,000 places have volunteered to trial an alternative residential aged care funding tool.