A group of allied health professionals has shared their personal mental health stories to help raise awareness and improve the mental health of aged care residents.
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Melissa Harries shares her insights into how the workplace impacts the mental health of aged care workers, and what leaders can do about it.
One in five prescriptions to seniors ‘inappropriate’; survey confirms isolation of dementia; thinking yourself healthy in older age; getting creative with falls prevention; collaborative study on dementia pain management underway; flexible work options for older workers needed.
Behaviour support, nurse practitioners, and humour therapy – this year’s Better Practice Awards recognised a range of initiatives.
Are we inadvertently responsible for the high numbers of Australians dying through suicide in old age, asks Dr Roderick McKay.
The timely delivery of quality pallative care services are being denied to people with a mental illness, disability and those behind bars. CHA wants this disadvantage addressed in the Senate’s inquiry into palliative care.
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.