Emerging technologies are helping aged care residents improve their connections with loved ones and create a sense of reminiscence, the early findings of a University of Melbourne study show.
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A nurse practitioner approach in residential aged care leads to better outcomes for residents and nurses than a doctor-led model, an upcoming conference on ageing will hear.
Mediation can help resolve conflict before it escalates to elder abuse, a conference will hear, but only if it is part of a wider approach to early intervention and support.
A project is underway to assist aged care providers strengthen their policies on client consent and supported decision-making after new research has highlighted significant gaps.
The Department of Health wants to break out of its unhealthy relationship with the aged care sector over the long-running debate about the Aged Care Funding Instrument, a top bureaucrat has said.
AUDIO: Age is not a barrier to having a cochlear implant fitted to treat hearing loss but only 8 per cent of adults who would benefit from an implant have one, the AAG conference has heard.
The quality of certificate III training has been an industry sore point for years, but new research shows facility managers have differing views on what skills and knowledge personal care workers should have coming onto the job.