The lives and stories of nine older NSW Northern Rivers Australians are told in a collection of short films titled Fearless.
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.
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.
NEWS: A provider synonymous with the use of ICT is hosting its own workshop to share its acquired knowledge on technology use in service delivery with fellow providers.
PHOTO GALLERY: ACSA’s annual awards recognised the best of the best in aged care.
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.
With the dramatic rise in online participation among seniors looking for engagement and entertainment, the provision of high quality and reliable internet access is no longer seen as a luxury add-on.
Senior Australians have not been flocking to register for the PCEHR but two health providers tell of their successful efforts in signing up aged care clients and other older Australians while the sector waits for planning and support from government.
An economist, an engineer and the CEO of a community care provider all want the PC, and hence the government, to look at the emerging field of gerontechnology before it’s too late.