A new Australian invention designed to help people with neuromuscular diseases is set to undergo clinical tests.
NPS Medicine Wise has updated its medication tracking app so it can be used by carers and healthcare workers who are looking after more than one person.
Aged care expert Associate Professor Michael Murray has been recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list.
Australian dementia researchers have taken the lead from online dating services in an innovative approach to linking people with dementia with the experts who are studying it.
A South Australian-developed app can help detect early-stage Parkinson’s disease through the use of artificial intelligence.
A home care provider says it was shocked to hear home support workers had turned up at a client’s house unidentified and ‘dressed like party girls’.
Julie Collins says she’ll ensure the government responds appropriately to the aged care royal commission after being returned as shadow minister for ageing.
The entire state of Tasmania will be the focus of a study into whether dementia can be prevented by modifying risk factors.
A new report by the AIHW provides a comprehensive overview of service provision under the National Disability Agreement.
Aged care executives need to keep abreast of the Royal Commission as a matter of good governance, a conference has heard.
The peak international body of dementia associations has listed Australia among a relatively small group of nations to have developed a national dementia framework.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison has put the NDIS at the top of his list for improving government services as he announced a new minister to oversee the fraud-plagued disability scheme.
An urban think tank says Sydney is woefully unprepared to meet the needs of its ageing population and urges local authorities to start developing dementia strategies in response to the projected increase in the number of people living with the condition.
The home care waiting list has been the elephant in the room during the election campaign.