The three aged care peak bodies have jointly called for a focus on aged care funding in the five upcoming Federal by-elections.
The UK system has embraced the user-pay philosophy more than Australia, which has allowed the provision of a very diverse range of services, aged care CEO Olive Wright says she observed on a recent study tour.
Five aged care workers from South Australia have been selected to visit Japan in October as part of a provider exchange program.
Digital investments must be meaningful and offer value to all people working and living in aged care, writes Hamish Robertson.
Video cameras in aged care may be useful for preventing elder abuse but they raise other challenges, writes Karl Rozenergs.
The Palliative Care Outcomes Collaboration has launched a new essentials online course for managers and clinicians to support their knowledge and implementation of the program and its tools.
Industry peak bodies are seeking feedback on the draft version of new national voluntary standards for operators of retirement living communities.
Talking shop: Michael Nemere, general manager of procurement at Bethanie, answers our questions on procurement.
The Commonwealth-funded Community Visitors Scheme should be enhanced to fund regular home visits by a trained nurse, writes Adjunct Professor Kylie Ward.
An exceptional customer service experience for all who walk through the door including entrances that are welcome, homely and approachable is the key initiative aged care CEO Daniel Findley is implementing in his facilities following a recent visit to the UK.
A La Trobe University-led project is investigating the uptake and understanding of the national resource that helps aged care providers incorporate spiritual care into their services.
Rather than stigmatised, decline needs to be recognised as part of a life-course approach to ageing well, writes Felicity Chapman.
New research challenges the assumption that culturally-specific care is better able to meet the care needs of aged care residents from non-English-speaking countries.
Legal professional John Dicer has been named as the sector’s new pricing commissioner.