A research institute at Macquarie University has secured $1.8 million to develop a digital dashboard to help aged care providers monitor quality indicators and improve the health and wellbeing of residents.
A series of short animated films focused on spiritual care and the quality standards has been launched to help aged care embed practices into their services.
Aged care organisations need to focus on keeping their workforce engaged during the scrutiny of the aged care royal commission, an aged care executive tells Australian Ageing Agenda.
Aged care staff are expected to shrug off the physical and verbal abuse they experience from residents in their care, a personal care worker has told the aged care royal commission.
Also in this wrap: St Ives Home Care rebrands; Benetas and Macedon Ranges Health amalgamate; and Mercy Health and Southern Cross Care complete merger.
Aged care providers are calling on the Federal Government to adopt the recommendations of the Tune Review in this year’s Budget, submissions show.
Also in this story: WA facilities changing hands; and Rosewood gets redevelopment green light.
Anglicare’s Elizabeth Lodge has become the first residential aged care facility in Australia to receive Montessori accreditation.
Anglicare residents are playing a crucial role in a study to advance the early detection of Alzheimer’s disease via a blood test.
Technology Review sat down with John Rowland, general manager – business development and performance with Anglicare Tasmania, to discuss his daily web habits, regular sites and social media usage.
Victorian provider seeks global insights; dementia nurse service expands; advance care planning campaign launched; forum puts focus on dementia.
Next March will see one well-established Queensland provider switch to a new name that some will find more familiar than the old one.
Clean up the mud and repair the damaged buildings but don’t forget about the older people affected by the floods and their mental health needs.