Interviews with aged care recipients are underway to inform a new tool for providers to assess and measure the quality of life of people in their care.
The Macular Disease Foundation Australia is surveying people working in residential aged care about educational resources it launched last year to improve residents’ eye health.
The restraint debate is a window into the future challenges of the aged care sector, writes Patricia Sparrow.
The royal commission has questioned aged care regulators how an approved provider with a history of poor compliance and several “red flags” could continue to operate.
Carers may not be accessing available respite services because of quality and safety concerns, the aged care royal commission has heard.
The first participants of a home care pre-employment program targeting Indigenous workers are set to graduate next month.
The system needs to focus on the individual and their nutritional needs because currently residents are malnourished and starving to death, the royal commission has heard.
The aged care regulator is taking steps to ensure the wellbeing and safety of all former residents of a Gold Coast facility that closed unexpectedly and has commenced an audit of the provider’s regulatory compliance.
Almost half of Australian seniors feel their identity is poorly understood or not heard well by their loved ones, a new survey shows.
In an aged care system ruled by consumers, choice will still be limited by resources, writes Mark Sheldon-Stemm.
Also in this wrap: Braemar appoints new chief finance officer; and Benetas appoints general manager of quality, outcomes and research.
Bupa says it will ensure its aged care facility on the NSW South Coast will continue to operate.
Aged care peak body Leading Age Services Australia has developed a new business solution to support residential aged care and home care providers with online safety and quality management.
The number of people accessing aged care services has increased by more than 12,000 people in a year, a new government report shows.