The Royal Commission has heard about the success of a model of care that focuses on enriching the lives of residents and fostering relationships with staff.
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Aged care facilities should be well placed to tackle social isolation yet research shows seniors who live in residential care report feeling lonelier than those in the community, write Peter Birkett, Andrea Dunlop and David Edvardsson.
A new app has been launched to support aged and disability care workers to adopt a person-centred approach in their daily practice.
This is a perfect exercise in doing away with the paperwork, picking up an audio recorder and asking the questions to bring out the voice that so urgently needs to be heard, writes Dr Maggie Haertsch.
An interesting UQ Business School research project is being conducted at a residential aged care facility in Brisbane, to look at how the idea of ‘customer co-creation’ can be applied in aged care.
Is there a personality type – or a range of personality characteristics – more suited to providing person-centred dementia care? A well-known researcher thinks so but he needs your help.
A group of Queensland researchers will begin trialling a new model of dementia care in January.
One of Australia’s biggest providers has committed to community housing as it looks to adopt a new approach to care.
One provider is encouraging its staff to break the unwritten rules and routines that get in the way of person-centred care.
Despite increased government funding, dementia remains a major public health issue.