David Tune has been appointed to conduct a review of the NDIS aimed at cutting red tape and improving service delivery.
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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Current guidelines for preventing pressure ulcers are outdated and existing risk assessment tools are “like flipping a coin”, an international expert says.