The Palliative Care Outcomes Collaboration has launched a new essentials online course for managers and clinicians to support their knowledge and implementation of the program and its tools.
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The Cognitive Decline Partnership Centre has launched a new resource for aged care providers to develop policy and processes on supported decision-making.
New physical activity guidelines have been developed for older people experiencing mild cognitive impairment to support their brain health.
The Australian Aged Care Quality Agency has published a report into the drivers of consumer choice and perceptions of quality services in community care.
From buddy programs to increasing staff autonomy, a new guide has captured best practice strategies to reduce home care worker stress.
A series of education modules has been launched to better equip the aged care workforce to care for a growing number of older people living with diabetes.
Work is underway to develop a series of films on dementia to improve awareness and early diagnosis among culturally and linguistically diverse communities.
Around 3 in 10 older people have been waiting more than 12 months for their required level of care, new government data shows.
Service providers with bilingual staff are being encouraged to register their service with a new online directory launched by the Centre for Cultural Diversity in Ageing.
The Independent Living Centre WA has released a consumer guide on simple assistive equipment and home modification options to support older people to remain independent at home.
Not-for-profit aged care provider HammondCare has worked with Sydney artist Annette Innis to produce a new adult colouring book specifically designed for older people.
With a growing number of Australians ageing in place at home, a new resource guides care workers, coordinators and informal carers on how to identify the signs of clinical deterioration.
The Federal Government is investing $2.8 million in detailed business case planning for a project to further develop the My Aged Care gateway.
Palliative Care Australia and the Royal Flying Doctor Service are partnering to help raise awareness of the importance of advance care planning among older rural and remote Australians.