Also in this story: Catholic Healthcare commences facility construction and announces three new sites; and Estia opens renovated Southport facility.
In this wrap: Benetas property general manager steps down; Australian Medical Association appoints secretary general; and National Rural Health Alliance appoints CEO.
Preliminary results of a study into reducing falls in people with dementia have left researchers disappointed.
Also in this wrap: Bethanie partners with the Australian Medical Association; and Eastern Health partners with legal centre.
A project in Tasmania involving two aged care facilities is developing nutritional strategies that reduce malnutrition among residents.
Sydney Local Health District has launched a new app to help manage influenza outbreaks at residential aged care facilities.
Massage and music therapist Heather Seyhun is combining her passions for healing and music to improve the wellbeing of aged care residents.
Online tours of aged care facilities can offer an alternative to strangers walking around the homes of residents.
Aged care providers and governments need to plan now for the impact of lifelong renters on the financial models driving the industry, writes James Kelly.
Clearly-drafted policies and procedures have positive effects on workers and the business, writes Charles Watson.
The Department of Health has launched a test website for consumers to trial its redeveloped My Aged Care website.
Also in this wrap: Amana Living appoints new board member.
A New South Wales-developed app has been launched to provide on-the-go first aid information and help in emergency situations.
Also in this wrap: RSL LifeCare unveils Port Macquarie facility; Odyssey Health Group announces builder of $81 million development; and IRT Group consulting on Towradgi Park upgrade.