Massage and music therapist Heather Seyhun is combining her passions for healing and music to improve the wellbeing of aged care residents.
Aged care workers need a strong connection with residents to be able to deliver high-quality care, an aged care executive tells Australian Ageing Agenda.
Aged care providers around the country are celebrating the thousands of people who give their time, energy and skills for free to support the wellbeing of residents.
An aged care provider is taking part in a trial where staff wear empathy suits to help them better understand the needs and experiences of the residents they are caring for.
Helping Hand has appointed Chris Stewart as incoming CEO while fellow South Australian provider ACH Group has announced Frank Weits as its new leader.
A trial launched at two facilities in Adelaide allows residents with limited mobility to play cricket.
Five aged care workers from South Australia have been selected to visit Japan in October as part of a provider exchange program.
Also in this wrap: ACH Group appoints Mary Patetsos as chair and the Public Health Association of Australia announces a new CEO.
From librarians to disc jockeys and corporate workers, aged care providers are highlighting the people who volunteer their time, expertise and friendship to support residents as part of National Volunteer Week celebrations.
From developing and trialling new programs and initiatives to major capital works, aged care executives tell AAA what’s on their agenda for the year ahead.
A new resource kit has been developed to support aged care services deliver culturally appropriate care to older Muslim Australians.
South Australian musician Kerry Reid turned to volunteering in residential aged care to keep busy after her mother passed away.
In this story: Sue Vardon appointed ECH chair; ACH Group appoints Ray Creen as CEO; Leading Age Services Australia appoints NSW manager.
Aged care leaders should start measuring and benchmarking the quality of life for the residents in their facilities as a way of fostering industry-wide collaboration to ensure older people live better lives.