A program for older people with complex mental health needs, and a model where residents, including those with dementia, live in small-scale houses are among the initiatives recognised in this year’s HESTA awards.
In this wrap: funding for frailty project; Mercy Health expands aged care services; calling on aged care’s best and brightest; walk to reduce falls after meals; aged care food professionals wanted for a survey; and a time to celebrate.
A community nutritional care service that provides a qualified personal care attendant or community cook to prepare meals in older people’s homes is among the services and individuals nominated in this year’s HESTA Aged Care Awards.
ACSA kicked off its 2013 national conference on Sunday night by recognising aged care excellence with the presentation of 2013 ACSA National Aged Care Awards.
RSL Care’s strong leadership and emergency response management in the aftermath of January’s flood emergency has earned them the Outstanding Organisation award at the 2013 HESTA Aged Care awards on Sunday.
Stars big and small were out in force at the annual HESTA & ACSA Aged Care Awards for Excellence on the Gold Coast last week. [Photos included]
A range of guidebooks produced by the Vicotrian Government to help spread best-practice wound care knowledge have put the nurse in charge of the project in the running for the HESTA Innovation in Nursing Award. The guides are freely available online.
Find out who won this year’s HESTA & ACSA Aged Care Awards.
Former CEO of Southern Cross Care NSW and ACT, John Ireland, has been honoured for his dedication and committment to the sector and older people.
An aged care facility for older homeless adults has taken out the top organisation title in the HESTA & ACSA Aged Care Awards, held last night.
An innovative team effort saw some very deserving aged care nurses ascend the stage at the 2011 HESTA Australian Nursing Awards.
Aged care nurses are among those shortlisted for two prestigious awards.
Three new members have joined the super fund’s board, along with the announcement of a new chair and deputy.
Villa Maria, a Victorian provider of aged care, education and disability services, has appointed Valerie Lyons as its new CEO.