A new training program to educate aged care staff on how to support residents experiencing elder abuse and an abuse prevention framework have been launched.
The makers of pickles, gnocchi and patty cakes have won top honours at an intergenerational cooking competition hosted by West Australian aged care and retirement living provider Bethanie.
Also in this wrap: Governance Institute of Australia appoints CEO.
Also in this wrap: Melbourne facility to cater to Chinese ageing population; Aveo opens retirement living community; and Moran Aged Care unveils new facility.
Providers should consider the likely outcomes of the aged care royal commission and act before they are forced to by law, writes Nick Albrow.
Early findings of a project evaluating different models of care involving aged care recipients and children indicate that intergenerational approaches can reduce social isolation among older people.
Individuals and organisations from across the aged care sector have been recognised for their commitment, dedication and achievements at a gala dinner in Adelaide.
New digital training tools aim to improve eye health and stop vision loss among aged care residents.
An app that allows family and friends to monitor their loved one’s health and wellbeing has been recognised with an innovation award.
La Trobe University is calling for participants for an innovative project trialling three types of technology-based support for carers in rural communities.
Also in this wrap: Resthaven announces two key appointments.
Mutual aged care and assisted living provider Australian Unity has hosted a series of walks to raise awareness about mental wellbeing as part of international mental health week celebrations.
The long-standing chief executive officer of South Australian aged care provider Helping Hand has announced he will step down at the end of this year because “it seems like the right time” after 28 fulfilling and satisfying years in the role.
Also in this story: Resthaven completes Mitchim redevelopment; Scalabrini Drummoyne officially opens doors; and Dementia-friendly net-zero energy house unveiled.