Fostering relationships between staff and residents is key to delivering an inclusive model of care, an aged care CEO tells the royal commission.
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A Sydney-based community support initiative that is helping older Australians combat social isolation and age well in their own homes has proved so successful that the federal government is providing funds to spread the idea around the country.
A new report from AIHW show that more than 315,000 Australians live with severe incontinence and require help managing their bladder or bowel.
The Australian Skills Quality Authority has announced it will conduct a review of vocational education and training in the aged and community care space. The move has received praise from skills councils, unions and employer groups.
A University of Sydney study has put out the call for older people who live in the community who have recently lost weight, or have a BMI less than 22.
ACS NSW & ACT held their 2011 State Awards for Excellence in Sydney last night, and awarded two new life memberships.
The Productivity Commission has received more than 400 submissions for its upcoming inquiry into aged care, providing a valuable insight into the sector’s desired system of the future.
The hard work and devotion of more than 80,000 volunteers nation-wide was acknowledged yesterday as local services in each state celebrated National Wheels on Wheels Day.
ACCV and Bentley’s Chartered Accountants have spoken out against recent media claims which allege that aged care residents in Victoria are being fed a starvation diet.
The Brumby government has committed to a 10-year plan which seeks lists a number of key initiatives designed to create an age-friendly society.
Aged care consumer groups have publically condemned the major political parties for ignoring the real needs of older Australians in the lead up to the federal government election.
The Rudd Government’s historic health reform wasted an opportunity for real change, a Senate report has concluded.
Masonic Homes has a new deputy chief executive officer.
The federal government has announced that they will top up Western Australia HACC funding by an extra $1.8 million.