Aged Care Royal Commissioner Richard Tracey has died after a short battle with cancer.
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The main impact of home care pricing reforms that came into force this year will be felt from next July, an aged care sector conference has heard.
Dementia remains the second leading cause of death in Australia and is likely to take the number one spot in coming years, the Australian Bureau of Statistics’ new report on causes of death shows.
The Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability has opened with a hearing in Brisbane.
A trial will test whether emergency department activity kits can reduce the need for medication, sedation and restraints for people with dementia.
Australia’s first ever dedicated research centre has opened for the study of caring, carers and care solutions.
Ten not-for-profit organisations have received $5 million to establish a new regional network of carer service providers.
Carers Queensland and Airbnb are working together to give carers a break from their demanding and often relentless roles.
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.