David Tune has been appointed to conduct a review of the NDIS aimed at cutting red tape and improving service delivery.
Older drivers who use support devices to make themselves more comfortable when they’re behind the wheel could be increasing their risk of serious injury.
A community hub that’s been providing support and education for carers in regional Victoria is in danger of closing because of a lack of funds.
The first participants of a home care pre-employment program targeting Indigenous workers are set to graduate next month.
Hip fracture patients who have a home visit with an occupational therapist prior to leaving hospital have fewer readmissions and more functional independence after three months than those who don’t.
Preliminary results of a study into reducing falls in people with dementia have left researchers disappointed.
Former royal commissioner Robert Fitzgerald has taken up a role as head of the new NSW Ageing and Disability Commission.
NDIS support co-ordinators and remote providers will benefit from new price increases announced by the federal government.
A US expert says elder abuse is being kept in the shadows in Australia because of a lack of specific legislation.
Aged care expert Associate Professor Michael Murray has been recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list.
A home care provider says it was shocked to hear home support workers had turned up at a client’s house unidentified and ‘dressed like party girls’.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison has put the NDIS at the top of his list for improving government services as he announced a new minister to oversee the fraud-plagued disability scheme.
A wide-ranging new textbook on palliative care is a valuable resource for the aged care sector, an expert says.
Current guidelines for preventing pressure ulcers are outdated and existing risk assessment tools are “like flipping a coin”, an international expert says.