In his final article written before he died in June, leading expert on ageing policy Professor Hal Kendig has called for more political will to manage population ageing so future generations can enjoy outcomes better than his own.
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Also in this wrap: ACH Group appoints Mary Patetsos as chair and the Public Health Association of Australia announces a new CEO.
A new research partnership between a university and aged care provider will give aged care staff specialised training to reduce behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia and improve resident quality of life.
The debate about whether government should remove the caps on aged care places is back in full swing. The National Aged Care Alliance today releases its blueprint calling for the phased removal of the rationing of places across aged care, however others argue that the idea of an entitlement is a fiction.
A new trial, led by the University of Sydney, will be the first in the world to test the relationship between social dancing, cognition and falls in the older population.
One issue off the PC ‘issues’ list as Commissioner Woods acknowledges concerns with the cost setting for concessional accommodation