An intergenerational program connecting kindergarten children with aged care residents, a workforce initiative and a specialist dialysis program are among the projects recognised in nominations for the HESTA Aged Care Awards.
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In this wrap: Whiddon recognised for its integration of a tool that measures and evaluates residents’ wellbeing; and HammondCare picks up building award.
A mobile social club targeting rural and remote clients, a community garden fostering intergenerational connections, and a staff development program to implement CDC were among the innovative community care programs recognised at this year’s Better Practice Awards announced today.
An injury prevention program that has dramatically reduced workplace injuries and absenteeism, and a support pack for families to help navigate the aged care maze have taken out top gongs at this year’s ACSWA Excellence in Care Awards.
Aged care leaders and innovators were among those recognised in the Australia Day honours list.
Professor Gill Lewin from Curtin University has been awarded the 2013 Council on the Ageing (COTA) Western Australia Champion for Seniors Award for her research into the benefits of a restorative approach in home care.
The Health Informatics Society of Australia announced the winners of this year’s awards at their Health Informatics Conference in Adelaide on Wednesday evening which included $8000 for the best app solution.
The creative advocacy partnership between Palliative Care Australia and Moonshine Movies that led to the creation of the ‘LIFE Before Death’ film project has won a business-arts-health award.
Retirement living and aged care organisation, IRT, has taken out three prestigious awards for business, for the third year running.
Successes in dementia care and support from around the world were recognised at the International Dementia Excellence Awards last week, among them a project to support people with younger onset dementia and their families.
The ITAC Awards were presented last night in a ceremony at the Crown Casino in Melbourne, as part of the ITAC 2012 conference.
Two closely linked research reports have found the government’s planning ratio for indigenous people too simplistic, and that it has not worked as intended.
General managers from one of Australia’s larger groups of aged care facilities have been awarded for outstanding achievement, while another company has rewarded their staff for long service and a third has been recognised externally – by its local governm
Calling care workers, social workers, doctors, nurses, allied health professionals, architects, carers and volunteers alike – the prestigious International Dementia Excellence awards competition is expanding its reach and Australia is the next cab off the