Some home care operations are turning to cloud based mobile communications to better enable their workforce, writes Andrew Tucker.
More than 16,000 elderly people died waiting for home care in 2017-18. We can and must do better, writes Dr Olivia Ball.
The federal government has launched a national Walking Football program designed to give older Australians an opportunity for physical activity and social interaction.
Broad mission statements are well meaning, but they can be difficult to operationalise, writes Bruce Mullan.
Older people who stop taking preventive medicine experience increased frailty compared to those who keep taking the medication.
The aged care sector has pledged to work towards a smooth transition to the new Aged Care Quality Standards which are now in force.
A Melbourne health organisation has teamed up with a local community legal centre in a new partnership aimed at targeting elder abuse.
A hearing of the Royal Commission in Broome has heard about the lack of respite services in remote Western Australia.
NPS Medicine Wise has updated its medication tracking app so it can be used by carers and healthcare workers who are looking after more than one person.
A South Australian-developed app can help detect early-stage Parkinson’s disease through the use of artificial intelligence.
A new report by the AIHW provides a comprehensive overview of service provision under the National Disability Agreement.
Mobile tablets will be handed out to 650 seniors to help them chat with volunteers, friends and family in a new program designed to combat loneliness in the community.
A new website is being launched specifically for carers of people with dementia to find information and share their stories.
Residents of a new development in Salisbury, South Australia, will be the first Special Disability Accomodation (SDA) tenants to benefit from a renewable energy scheme.