The provision of care support and training and education in dementia will adopt a more coordinated approach with the long-awaited awarding of tenders to deliver two nationally consistent programs.
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The Department of Health is hosting a live webinar on the transition of Aged Care Assessment Teams to using the full functionality of My Aged Care today.
Contrary to media reports of big profits for providers, the rate of increase to the costs of care is greater than the increased ACFI subsidies being received, while the current accommodation results are not financially sustainable, writes Grant Corderoy.
With a third of residents in aged care dying each year, palliative care is clearly core business. So why isn’t it done better? AAA investigates the state of palliative care in residential aged care and the barriers to improving standards.
A brief reminder of upcoming events, calls for conference papers and travelling information roadshows.
NeuRA researchers are calling on members of the public to donate their old Nintendo Wii gaming consoles for stroke patients unable to afford one to use for their rehabilitation.
A new report from AIHW show that more than 315,000 Australians live with severe incontinence and require help managing their bladder or bowel.
An 85-year-old priest has abseiled down the St George’s Cathederal Tower, Perth, prove how much fun it can for a person to stay active right up until and through their latter years. See his abseilling journey in pictures.
Around 60 per cent more Australians are undergoing knee and hip replacement surgery compared to a decade ago, according to a new report.
A new study from the University of Sydney has revealed the profile of an ‘average’ carer. She’s aged 70, in poor health and suffering under financial stress.
‘Most’ of the National Aged Care Alliance umbrella group thinks the government can provide the sector with more business certainty (in the wake of the ACFI clawback) if it moves forward the implementation of a few aged care reform initiatives.
The majority of Australians are unaware that the federal government recently announced an aged care reform package, according to recent poll results.
There are only three days left to go to submit an application for the new arts and dementia category of the IDEAwards, happening in June this year.
Griffith University is currently conducting research into the health and wellbeing of people who care for adults living with dementia. The research team requests your help in recruiting survey participants.