The number of people accessing aged care services has increased by more than 12,000 people in a year, a new government report shows.
A new pocket-sized brochure has been launched to assist the aged care workforce in identifying elder abuse.
Aged care providers need to focus on their brands in order to stand out from the rest of their competitors, an industry forum has heard.
The ability of individual directors to conceptualise and a board to agree on how their organisation will be configured enables fundamental governance principles and practices to be enacted, writes Aaron Goldsworthy.
Traditional residential aged care and home care business models will not survive mid-long term in the new customer-driven, competitive marketplace of aged care and health care, writes Michael Goldsworthy.
Julie Collins says she’ll ensure the government responds appropriately to the aged care royal commission after being returned as shadow minister for ageing.
Residential providers need to use a consumer-directed model of care to meet the new quality standards, writes Mark Sheldon-Stemm.
Also in this wrap: CarePage partners with Ageing Asia.
Tasmanian Liberal senator Richard Colbeck has been given the aged care portfolio in Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s ministry reshuffle.
Aged care providers around the country are celebrating the thousands of people who give their time, energy and skills for free to support the wellbeing of residents.
It is time we were all a lot more ageing and death literate, writes Rosie Bonnin.
Residential aged care staff often have heavy workloads and work unpaid overtime to finish all their duties on a shift, the aged care royal commission has heard.
An individualised approach to care is key to understanding the needs of residents with dementia and delivering best-practice care, providers tell the aged care royal commission.
The length of time a physical restraint is used on aged care residents is based on the judgement of nurses, the aged care royal commission has heard this week.