According to a recent Cochrane review, music therapy may help people with depression and even improve overall mental health.
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The Minister for Ageing has announced 375 additional aged care places for SA and pledged ongoing commitment to Labor’s election promises.
A third of Southern Cross Care Tasmania’s staff vote in favour of work bans.
A preliminary report from the AIHW links hospital and aged care facilities data to improve the understanding of movements between the two.
AMA budget submission highlights room for improvement in GP vistis to residential aged care facilities.
Europe’s first gay nursing home opens in Berlin.
Alzheimer’s Australia calls for greater consistency and more education about advanced care planning in its federal budget submission.
Australian Hearing has developed a toll free, over-the-phone hearing test that tells people if they need to seek further treatment.
A NSW study shows a clear majority of RNs and ENs in aged care do not want unlicensed workers to administer medications.
An American dementia academic has said in a new book that Alzheimer’s disease is a ‘normal’ part of brain ageing.
Swedish researchers recommend a reduction in the use of sleeping pills and “selective” restraint to reduce falls in nursing homes.
Medicare and NEHTA have signed a contract to develop a Unique Health Identifier (UHI) service.