The lives and stories of nine older NSW Northern Rivers Australians are told in a collection of short films titled Fearless.
Individuals and organisations in the residential aged care sector were recognised for their outstanding achievements at an industry conference this week.
Implement new technologies now for today’s seniors but also prepare a plan for future assistive smart device solutions for a more tech-savvy cohort in five years’ time, an aged care IT conference has heard this week.
As Australian marks National Volunteer Week, aged care providers acknowledge the army of unpaid workers who provide more than 110,000 hours of service each year in residential care.
An aged care provider’s website that enables clients to customise their home care package has taken out top honours at the sector’s annual technology awards last night.
Thousands of volunteers are carrying out a range of important roles to benefit clients across home care, but just like the paid workforce, they need deliberate and considered organisational support.
An initiative to help residents and families discuss difficult subjects, a dementia care project and a leadership program are among the projects recognised in nominations for the HESTA Aged Care Awards.
The expansion of the private aged care sector continues, with for-profit providers awarded two thirds of the government’s annual allocation of new aged care bed licences.
Technology and new approaches to the design and operation of healthcare to deliver services more effectively and efficiently is the theme of this year’s Australian Healthcare Week event, which for the first time includes a full day focused on aged care.
Look to others outside of the aged care sector for technological inspiration then personalise their ideas, advised Feros Care, which held an event to help providers on their technology journey.
A robotic wanderer set to star at an upcoming industry event has taken residents from Feros Village Byron Bay on a tour of Sydney visiting iconic sites including the Sydney Opera House and Darling Harbour.
Aged care providers across Australia will hold special services this Saturday to mark the 100th anniversary of the Anzac landing at Gallipoli.
The use of technology in delivering aged care, a wellness program for seniors, and an initiative to develop Aboriginal-specific home care were the programs recognised for their innovation at the HESTA Aged Care Awards last night.
New thinking and new transformational models of service delivery are critical to providing aged care services in the future, says Jennene Buckley, whose organisation, Feros Care, won the top award at the HESTA Aged Care Awards last night.