Service providers are likely to fall under the spotlight of the proposed disability royal commission, according to draft terms of reference released by the government.
Disability service providers are failing to connect with people from CALD backgrounds because many are unsure of the support available or don’t know how to access it.
The federal government has launched a series of action plans to help service providers and the government address barriers faced by older people from marginalised groups.
Home and community care providers and policy makers could improve their service provision by better profiling and targeting groups of consumers, a study suggests.
Flourish Australia has become the first organisation selected to provide psychosocial support services for people who are living with severe mental illness under a national program targeting people not covered by the NDIS.
The number of people living with dementia around the world has more than doubled to almost 44 million since 1990, according to a global study.
Neuroscience Research Australia and the Transurban Road Safety Centre have developed an information booklet on the correct use of seat belts for seniors.
A study is looking at the physical, social and mental health benefits of creating outdoor “playgrounds” for seniors.