Recent submissions are calling for a shake-up of aged care for Stolen Generations, research into effective staff-to-resident ratios and a regulatory framework that better supports provider viability.
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A computerised tool can help aged care staff record residents’ medication management preferences to inform clinical and deprescribing decisions, a University of Sydney study finds.
Dementia remains the second leading cause of death in Australia and is likely to take the number one spot in coming years, the Australian Bureau of Statistics’ new report on causes of death shows.
Providers are taking almost half of clients’ home care expenditure to pay for administration and case management.
More than 10 per cent of aged care residents have gout, Macquarie University researchers have found.
Residential aged care staff are still struggling to manage clients with dementia, despite increased research available on the subject, due to a simple lack of time and resources.
Nature, relationships between staff and residents and leisure activities and social events are the three things that make living in aged care enjoyable, Queensland University of Technology research finds.
Researchers are working with Meals on Wheels to find ways of boosting the energy and protein intake of customers.
Aged care residents are sedentary for prolonged periods of time and only participate in physical activity for short bouts, new research finds.
New research challenges the assumption that culturally-specific care is better able to meet the care needs of aged care residents from non-English-speaking countries.
An alarming Queensland study has led to the development of a successful nutrition intervention for aged care.