Simplicity is important when communicating with a person with dementia, the head of Dementia Australia tells Community Care Review.
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A community initiative is helping families from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds to better understand the national disability system.
More than 110,000 older people are still waiting to receive the home care package they have been approved for, a new report shows.
An ageing population with a desire to remain at home is driving developments in assistive living technology.
Digital technology is increasingly helping home care providers improve efficiencies in their mobile workforces.
A number of the Royal Commission’s interim findings are consistent with trends that providers should be focused on and prepared to tackle in 2020, writes Emma Pate.
Trials of a new technology that researchers hope will dramatically improve screening for Parkinson’s disease are set to begin next year.
Tips on picking up signs of elder abuse are included in new guide dementia guide for primary care workers.
Registration for operators who are seeking to become NDIS providers will be streamlined from next year.
WA has become the first state to launch an elder abuse strategy.
An AMA position statement says innovation and enhanced technology must be included in all current and future aged care planning.
The government says Medium Term Accommodation will now be available under the NDIS as it moves to keep young people out of aged care.
A submission to the Aged Care Royal Commission has laid out concerns about individualised funding in home care, saying it has eroded working conditions and reduced the quality of care.
Seniors are enthusiastic to embrace technology but continue to be excluded from the digital wave, a report has found.