Aged care nurses are among those awarded scholarships to complete postgraduate palliative care programs under a new initiative that aims to improve end-of-life care across settings.
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An on-call medical service for 24 aged care facilities in Brisbane has prevented more than 600 unnecessary trips to the emergency department and up to 500 unnecessary hospitalisations over a 12-month period, an internal evaluation shows.
Aged care providers, allied health professionals and researchers are gearing up to discuss the latest evidence and practice in wellness, reablement and restorative care at next week’s Active Ageing Conference.
An innovative wellness program piloted in the Commonwealth Home Support Program is delivering positive results for both clients and staff.