New research has highlighted the importance of home care workers treating clients like individuals rather than a “task” and calls for greater recognition of diversity principles.
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Aged care provider Bolton Clarke has held a topping out ceremony to mark the final stage of building of a new residential aged care facility in Caboolture, Queensland.
Providers can benefit from using an evidence-based framework that helps predict and evaluate the success of a technology in aged care settings before they implement it, an expert tells Australian Ageing Agenda.
A Queensland University of Technology project has secured $1.9 million to roll out a tailored staff training program in 12 aged care facilities that aims to the reduce unnecessary hospitalisations of residents.
Victorian-based provider Bolton Clarke has been well represented at LASA’s state Excellence in Age Services Awards, taking out individual and team gongs.
Also in this wrap: Bolton Clarke appoints general manager.
Also in this wrap: Bolton Clarke unveils dementia wing; Bethanie refurbishes five sites; and land secured for new indigenous facility.
A digital talking book that provides information on dementia in plain English aims to make information about dementia more accessible to the general community.
Education provider Aged Care Channel has changed its name to Altura Learning and announced plans to deliver its programs to a wider range of workers in health and support roles plus consumers.
Aged care organisations have celebrated the women who work for their organisations along with those they care for this week’s International Women’s Day.
A neighbourhood social networking site that aims to reduce loneliness and social isolation among seniors has taken out the top prize at the inaugural Senior Living Innovation Challenge.
From developing and trialling new programs and initiatives to major capital works, aged care executives tell AAA what’s on their agenda for the year ahead.
Before, after and in between the many reviews reporting in 2017, it’s been another busy year in aged care news. However, it was our report on wages in the sector early in the year that topped the most-viewed list.
Also in this wrap: Meaningful Ageing Australia appoints new board member; two executive appointments at Bolton Clarke; and AHURI announces new chief.