Also in this wrap: LDK Healthcare acquires The Landings at Turramurra; National Ageing Research Institute partners with innovAGEING; and Healthcare Australia acquires Wellness & Lifestyle.
Also in this wrap: Churches of Christ care opens new community campus; MercyCare announces intergenerational campus; and Jewish Care Victoria to develop active living centre.
A new resource has been launched to assist aged care providers to monitor the use of antipsychotic medications.
LASA is launching an online tool to help home and residential aged care providers transition to the new quality standards which come into force this year.
The Australian Pain Society has launched a new resource to help aged care workers better identify, assess and manage pain among residents.
Research projects into facilitating residents to express sexuality and assessing the risk of developing dementia are among 17 new studies to share in more than $1 million of dementia research funding.
More than two thirds of older Australians have not left any formal instructions about their end of life care for when they are unable to make their own medical decisions, and half have left no directions at all, new research has found.
Western-Australian aged care provider Braemar Presbyterian Care has expanded its third-party whistle-blower service for staff to allow residents and family members to also anonymously raise concerns.
Also in this wrap: Baptistcare appoints chief strategy officer; and Catholic Health Australia appoints two new board members.
Also in this wrap: Resthaven Murray Bridge officially opens; MiCare gets the green light for new facility; and Benetas Dalkeith Hostel expansion supports new model of care.
South Australian not-for-profit aged care provider Life Care has been recognised internationally for the highest standard of dementia design at its facility in Joslin.
Residential aged care providers can incorporate senior’s hubs and offer assisted care services to help Australian seniors remain in their homes for as long as possible but still connected to the community, writes James Kelly.
The three aged care peaks are setting up a new leadership group to oversee the implementation of the sector’s workforce strategy.
Also in this wrap: Benetas announces a new chair; and Australian Digital Health Agency appoints chief digital officer.