Osteoporosis among residents living in aged care is being underdiagnosed, a new research study suggests.
A US expert says elder abuse is being kept in the shadows in Australia because of a lack of specific legislation.
Choir conductor Dorothy Ebel is motivated by seeing the positivity singing and music creates for older people.
Aged care expert Associate Professor Michael Murray has been recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list.
Aged care providers need to focus on engaging residents in their care rather than approaching their families first, an industry conference heard.
Aged care organisations need to focus on keeping their workforce engaged during the scrutiny of the aged care royal commission, an aged care executive tells Australian Ageing Agenda.
Aged care executives need to keep abreast of the Royal Commission as a matter of good governance, a conference has heard.
There is no case for fixed staffing ratios in Australian residential aged care, a leading industry consultant has told the royal commission.
Many large family-owned for-profit aged care providers lack transparency and accountability for the public funds they receive, a new report has found.
A wide-ranging new textbook on palliative care is a valuable resource for the aged care sector, an expert says.
An elevated aged care cleaning profession can better serve residents and other facility staff, writes Errol Goldberg.
Also in this wrap: Catholic Healthcare completes Forbes relocation; Uniting AgeWell opens extension; and Anglican Care commences Gloucester development.
The national spiritual care and ageing peak body has received $544,000 to help aged care staff meet their obligations for spiritual care under the new standards and empower consumers about their rights.
The independent candidate for Wentworth, Kerryn Phelps has revealed that her son is an aged care worker who has experienced first hand the difficulties facing the industry.