A new health campaign targeting women who laugh off bladder leakage as a natural part of ageing is urging seniors and those who care for them to seek help.
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Community care workers and family carers are being encouraged to access a suite of free resources providing latest information on prevention and treatment of incontinence.
A competing duty of care to protect residents and promote their autonomy is among the factors influencing continence management in Australian residential aged care, writes Dr Joan Ostaszkiewicz.
Dr Joan Ostaszkiewicz questions whether padding incontinence at night is really the best we can do for people living in residential aged care.
New materials will support community care workers in overcoming communication and cultural barriers when discussing continence issues with ethnic communities.
In this wrap: provider to build LGBTI aged care facility; putting elder abuse on the agenda; Benevolent appoints Joanne Toohey as CEO; warning on crushing tablets; new work to develop culturally sensitive dementia care.
The concluding part of Australian Ageing Agenda’s clinical masterclass, presenting expert advice on the latest evidence and resources for frontline staff.
Australia’s health and aged care systems must acknowledge the country’s 2.6 million unpaid carers and work with them as ‘partners in care’, a group of healthcare organisations argue in a new paper.