Serious questions about the adequacy of home care regulation have been raised at the Aged Care Royal Commission.
Uniting AgeWell has partnered with Victoria University to investigate therapeutic interventions for sarcopenia, including the benefits of resistance training.
The Aged Care Royal Commissioners have praised the “extraordinary” resilience of a witness who spoke about the challenges of being a carer.
Home care providers have been put on alert about a telephone scam targeting home care package recipients.
The royal commission has heard how an elderly woman who had to enter residential care after being told she would have a 12 month wait for home care died of infected ulcers three months later.
The overall performance of home care providers declined in 2017-18 and financial pressures are continuing, a key sector report says.
New changes to home care have arrived – and they’re causing stress and confusion for many providers, an industry consultant says.
The national home care waiting list has increased to 129,038, government figures show.
The amount of unspent home care funds being held in provider bank accounts has hit almost $600 milllion.
Australian dementia researchers have taken the lead from online dating services in an innovative approach to linking people with dementia with the experts who are studying it.
Julie Collins says she’ll ensure the government responds appropriately to the aged care royal commission after being returned as shadow minister for ageing.
Aged care executives need to keep abreast of the Royal Commission as a matter of good governance, a conference has heard.
An urban think tank says Sydney is woefully unprepared to meet the needs of its ageing population and urges local authorities to start developing dementia strategies in response to the projected increase in the number of people living with the condition.
The home care waiting list has been the elephant in the room during the election campaign.