The Federal Government has announced medication management and education initiatives to reduce chemical restraint in aged care as part of a $500 million-plus response to the royal commission’s interim report.
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Reconceptualising residential aged care from an institution to a home has inadvertently led to today’s less clinically skilled and oriented workforce, an expert tells the aged care royal commission.
More than 850 facilities with a total of 70,000 places have volunteered to trial an alternative residential aged care funding tool.
Early results of the national study looking at the drivers of residential aged care costs support the view that costs are driven by care burden rather than medical diagnoses, the lead researcher tells Australian Ageing Agenda.