Residential aged care staff often have heavy workloads and work unpaid overtime to finish all their duties on a shift, the aged care royal commission has heard.
Aged care in Australia appears to be heading toward the same risk-averse culture that exists in England, warns a visiting aged care executive.
South Australian not-for-profit aged care provider Life Care has been recognised internationally for the highest standard of dementia design at its facility in Joslin.
From lighting and noise to creating functional spaces, a new book provides tips for people with dementia and their carers living at home.
Best practice strategies for caring for a person with dementia at night time is the focus of a new guide for formal and informal carers.
Associate Professor Colm Cunningham discusses the practice of disguising doors in residential facilities with Professor Mary Marshall.
Improved pain awareness and management is needed to address the widespread under-treatment of pain in aged care, according to Associate Professor Colm Cunningham, director of HammondCare’s Dementia Centre.
HammondCare has announced international expansion plans for its Dementia Centre, with a second directorship role based in the UK from 2013.
Calling care workers, social workers, doctors, nurses, allied health professionals, architects, carers and volunteers alike – the prestigious International Dementia Excellence awards competition is expanding its reach and Australia is the next cab off the