In the forthcoming March-April edition of Australian Ageing Agenda we put the focus on nutrition, including how aged care facilities can improve the quality of the food they serve, pain management, workforce recruitment and retention and allied health.
Learning the lessons from overseas on reablement and reflecting on the early rollout of the Short-Term Restorative Care program are among the topics to be discussed at the Active Ageing Conference 2017 this month.
CLOSING ON FRIDAY: Aged care providers and professionals are encouraged to submit presentations for the Active Ageing Conference 2017, exploring wellness, reablement and restorative care.
The Australian Medical Association has called on the Commonwealth Government to urgently improve access to fast and reliable internet in rural, regional and remote Australia.
Pioneering providers, researchers and advisors will come together at AAA’s Active Ageing Conference next week to share the latest evidence and practice on wellness, reablement and restorative care in aged care.
Aged service providers, researchers and allied health professionals will come together to share lessons on embedding reablement and restorative approaches in the sector as part of the second Active Ageing Conference 2016 to be held next month.
Seniors who are cash-strapped and have complex healthcare needs will end up in the hospital system as the recent funding cuts limit the ability of aged care operators to accommodate them, provider says.
Are you innovating in wellness, restorative care and allied health in aged care? Submissions for the Active Ageing Conference close today.
While many community care providers broker allied health services or employ individual physiotherapists or exercise physiologists, seniors benefit the most from programs delivered by multidisciplinary teams.
AUDIO: From an organisational stocktake to developing an implementation plan to practical communication strategies for frontline staff, leading consultants share top tips for providers to adopt wellness and reablement programs.
The call for presentations closes this Friday for the AAA event that aims to help community care providers adopt a wellness approach across home support and home care.
The move toward service integrated housing for seniors continues to gain ground in Australia, with one of the largest providers of affordable seniors housing rolling out its ‘care concierge’ program to link residents with health and aged care services.
While there is growing acceptance of the need for greater involvement of the various allied health services in aged care, policy and practice barriers remain. Here, leading peak bodies outline what needs to change.
Goodwin Aged Care Services has launched Canberra’s first wellness centre bringing together geriatric assessments, nurse practitioner consultations and allied health under one roof, as part of a new positive ageing initiative.