Dementia Australia has released a new iPad app to help family members connect and communicate with loved ones who are living with dementia through interactive games.
A suite of resources encouraging health professionals to diagnose and treat low back pain without the need for scans or surgery is available online.
Arthritis Australia and in-home-care provider Home Instead Senior Care have developed a comprehensive guide for the management and care of people with arthritis.
A new book that reframes dementia as a social experience rather than a ‘burden’ or ‘deficit’ offers some thought-provoking insights into the social and personal changes that are needed to improve life for people with dementia and those who care for them.
A survey of healthcare workers has found many feel tired, stressed and burnt out and one in four are struggling to feel engaged with their work.
The unique history of nursing in Australia is celebrated in a new book by researcher and medical historian Deborah Burrows.
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.
The new mandatory wellness report for Commonwealth Home Support Program providers will not be “burdensome” for organisations and will establish an industry baseline to measure sector progress, the Department of Health has said
A series of new resources has been launched to advance reablement approaches for people with dementia.
Seniors Rights Victoria has launched a series of discussion papers to help advance a conversation on elder abuse as a form of family violence.
New online training is available for health professionals and care workers to improve their understanding of younger onset dementia.
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.
Advance Care Planning Australia and the National Ageing Research Institute have developed a resource to support aged care managers and senior staff to implement advance care planning within their organisations.
A new mobile phone app is available to encourage people to prioritise their social relationships as a powerful way to improve their overall health.