Social prescribing can reduce loneliness and support people who would benefit from increased activity within their communities.
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Formal registration of aged care workers under the National Registration Accreditation Scheme could help improve working conditions in the sector, a report says.
Older people with chronic disease may be suffering in silence when it comes to mental health.
New standards for special disability accommodation will become mandatory by 2021.
CDC in the home care packages program may be fostering isolation among older Australians, research suggests.
Women using home nursing services are becoming older and more medically complex, according to a study.
Dementia has been recognised in a declaration by G20 Health Ministers, who have also committed to implementing national action plans.
A survey of carers has found that almost one in four are living with chronic anxiety, and warns the situation will get worse without adequate supports.
Community exercise programs could be key to improving the health of Australia’s ageing population.
Researchers hope a new falls-prevention app targeting people with dementia will be a game-changer for home care.
A new resource provides information on introducing a spiritual care program for community aged care providers.
The rate of injuries caused by falls among older Australians has increased over the last decade, a report shows.
Social media and online games are helping isoltated older people connect and build relationships, a study has found.
An alliance of 40 disability advocacy groups has signed a statement calling on the government to include sexuality supports in the NDIS.