The UK system has embraced the user-pay philosophy more than Australia, which has allowed the provision of a very diverse range of services, aged care CEO Olive Wright says she observed on a recent study tour.
An exceptional customer service experience for all who walk through the door including entrances that are welcome, homely and approachable is the key initiative aged care CEO Daniel Findley is implementing in his facilities following a recent visit to the UK.
The Cognitive Decline Partnership Centre has launched a new resource for aged care providers to develop policy and processes on supported decision-making.
From lighting and noise to creating functional spaces, a new book provides tips for people with dementia and their carers living at home.
A hospitality focus and making areas available for other service providers to lease top the learnings from a recent visit to Europe that aged care CEO Glenn Bunney is adopting in his facilities.
The use of vertical developments to create affordable serviced apartments for seniors needing support and a sense of community are among key learnings for aged care executive Tonia Zeeman from a recent European study tour.
A digital talking book that provides information on dementia in plain English aims to make information about dementia more accessible to the general community.
Improved hospitality services and the inclusion of residents, family and visitors in operations are among key learnings from a European study tour that aged care CEO Jennifer Stuart-Smith is adopting in her organisation.
HammondCare’s executive chef Peter Morgan-Jones has collaborated with palliative medicine and allied health experts to produce a new cookbook for people at the end of life.
An online training resource has been developed for practice nurses and GPs to support improved outcomes in dementia care.
A series of education modules has been launched to better equip the aged care workforce to care for a growing number of older people living with diabetes.
Advance Care Planning Australia and the National Ageing Research Institute have developed a resource to support aged care managers and senior staff to implement advance care planning within their organisations.
Community care workers are being encouraged to participate in a free online course run by the University of Tasmania on the latest in dementia care and research.
Flinders University researchers are running a free online course on palliative care and end-of-life issues.