A La Trobe University-led project is investigating the uptake and understanding of the national resource that helps aged care providers incorporate spiritual care into their services.
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NSW health promotion organisation ACON is hosting a free community event for older lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex people to help reduce social isolation and promote social connection.
Planet Ark in partnership with the New South Wales Environment Protection Authority has released a free guide for businesses to better manage their waste footprint and turn their waste into valuable resources.
HammondCare’s executive chef Peter Morgan-Jones has collaborated with palliative medicine and allied health experts to produce a new cookbook for people at the end of life.
Aged care and retirement living providers and an industry peak body are among 80 members of a new collaboration tasked with growing the digital health industry.
An online training resource has been developed for practice nurses and GPs to support improved outcomes in dementia care.
Community care workers are being encouraged to participate in a free online course run by the University of Tasmania on the latest in dementia care and research.
Older people on the home care queue will receive a letter three months before they are to be assigned a package to encourage them to plan for services, the department has said.
New protections for seniors and ensuring nationally consistent laws to respond to elder abuse are among the key goals of a new national plan being developed by federal and state governments.
Clinicians now have a new tool to help reduce the prescribing of unnecessary medications in older people living with dementia.
Dementia Australia has developed a resource to help people with younger onset dementia understand and navigate the National Disability Insurance Scheme.
The Department of Health has released a new booklet to guide consumers on accessing the Short-Term Restorative Care Program, as well as an updated manual for service providers.
Curtin University-led research has demonstrated the benefits of a new tool to improve communication between hospital staff and people with dementia.
An innovative arts program that can benefit aged care residents and older people in the community has been launched.