Two aged care peak bodies and a research centre have joined forces to trial innovations and develop technology with older people.
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The federal and state health ministers have made medicine safety a national priority in the wake of the aged care royal commission’s interim findings.
Aged care sector veteran Wayne Belcher has stepped down as Braemar Presbyterian Aged Care’s chief executive officer due to health reasons.
Griffith University has launched a new website with resources, news and facts about providing intergenerational programs in residential aged care.
Aged care providers from Western Australia feature strongly at this week’s national industry awards, while an individual from Victoria has been recognised for developing an end-of-life planning tool.
Also in this wrap: ThomsonAdsett appoints seniors living director; RACGP CEO steps down; and FECCA re-elects Patetsos, announces new board line-up.
Providers in three states have all recently won awards for their business or marketing initiatives.
Four out of 10 residential aged care workers are planning to leave the sector within five years because they are overworked, stressed and underpaid, a national worker survey shows.
Also in this wrap: Benetas appoints general manager of residential services.
Representatives from the home and community care sector will join a national council of youth ambassadors.
Feros Care has taken home an international award for its development and use of new technologies to improve client services.
There are calls to incorporate dementia design as a standard as the world’s largest dementia study reveals a ‘dangerous’ amount of stigma.
The action plan to support older people from diverse backgrounds helps providers identify how to deliver more inclusive and culturally-appropriate services, writes Mary Patetsos.
Also in this wrap: Benetas appoints new general manager and sector representatives appointed to attend China APEC forum.