A new film series has launched to provide aged care and healthcare workers with the knowledge and confidence to respond to cases of elder abuse among people with dementia.
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Aged care service delivery methodology and issues with current research practices need to be addressed before establishing a government-funded dedicated ageing research centre, industry experts tell the royal commission.
Aged care providers can offer more hours to international students on their staff to address workforce shortages as part Commonwealth measures to combat the impact of coronavirus.
There needs to be input from all aged care stakeholders in designing minimum data collection requirements to achieve better quality and safety outcomes for residents, the royal commission hears.
New South Wales aged care provider Peninsula Villages has received approval for a $2 million expansion of accommodation in Umina to provide housing for seniors.
Aged care entertainment provider SilVR Adventures has launched a new national self-service model for residential care facilities.
The aged care industry and government need to work together on creating common standards and interoperability to break down silos affecting the sector, a technology council chair tells Australian Ageing Agenda.
An aged care provider study has found that abuse between residents typically involves people with cognitive impairment and does not result in physical harm.
There’s a need to better balance clinicians’ evidence-based bias and older patients’ value-based preferences in shared decision-making, write a collaborative of researchers and advocates.
Victorian personal care assistant Tyla Haining has received the inaugural Next Gen Young Leader Award at an industry event this week.
Aged care provider Bolton Clarke has held a topping out ceremony to mark the final stage of building of a new residential aged care facility in Caboolture, Queensland.
Aged care services must provide residents with mental and physical engagement, writes Kerry Mann.
A system navigator independent of providers should be available as soon as people enter the aged care system, the Royal Commission has heard.
Integration is key to the future of aged care, write Richard Terry and Daniela Kaiser.