The aged care royal commission and its findings are “brilliant” because it will lead to a better system like it did in Britain, a conference on ageing hears.
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Greater volume and certain types of home care services are associated with significantly delayed entry into permanent residential aged care, according to new research.
Despite much talk in the sector that relocation to purpose-built retirement housing offers older people health, wellbeing and lifestyle benefits there is no “coherent or robust” evidence to support it, according to a leading provider.
All care staff need hands-on training in order to effectively provide person-centred care, says a consultant who delivered ‘experiential’ workshops to a provider’s 580 frontline staff.