An AMA position statement says innovation and enhanced technology must be included in all current and future aged care planning.
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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.
New technology is improving community transport by enabling providers to offer on-demand services and track vehicles.
Social prescribing can reduce loneliness and support people who would benefit from increased activity within their communities.
A report has painted a grim picture of the life of a disability care worker under the NDIS and questions whether the scheme will be able to achieve the historic social reform it promises.
The number of home care providers in Australia has outstripped the number of residential care providers for the first time.
Older people with chronic disease may be suffering in silence when it comes to mental health.
The NDIS minister has compared the disability insurance scheme to a half-built plane taking off before it is finished.
A study of more than 1,000 older Australians indicates that the use of statins isn’t associated with memory decline or loss of cognitive function.
Whilst it is healthy that more providers are giving consumers a greater diversity of choice over services, rapid growth also brings challenges.
New standards for special disability accommodation will become mandatory by 2021.
Aged and Community Services Australia (ACSA) has launched a new automated procurement portal which allows members to connect with a national network of suppliers.