A World Health Organisation-developed online training program to support carers of people with dementia is being trialed for use in Australia.
A provider and university collaboration is examining how aged care residents’ health changes over time with the support of a new specially-designed frailty screening tool.
Also in this wrap: Resthaven Murray Bridge officially opens; MiCare gets the green light for new facility; and Benetas Dalkeith Hostel expansion supports new model of care.
Also in this wrap: Judy Martin steps down from aged care architecture firm ThomsonAdsett.
Resthaven has opened a new community services office in Mount Gambier following an increase in demand for services.
Also in this wrap: Resthaven announces two key appointments.
Also in this story: Resthaven completes Mitchim redevelopment; Scalabrini Drummoyne officially opens doors; and Dementia-friendly net-zero energy house unveiled.
Also in this wrap: Resthaven announces redevelopment update; Anglican Care commences redevelopment; and Benetas completes construction.
In this wrap: Resthaven names manager of new facility; Opal announces two new executives; Amanda Terranova returns to Mirus; and Andrea Coote continues as chair of quality advice group.
The release of new draft aged care standards brings a single quality framework one step closer, but despite a proposed mid-year start date there is still much unknown, including about a pilot underway.
From developing and trialling new programs and initiatives to major capital works, aged care executives tell AAA what’s on their agenda for the year ahead.
Despite a lack of regulation, the small but growing residential aged care sector in Thailand is providing quality care for its rapidly expanding ageing population.
The South Australian Innovation Hub has developed and trialled an aged care quality-of-life framework as part of first-of-its-kind research describing and measuring subjective wellbeing and satisfaction of residents.
There are more deaths from cancer in aged care facilities in South Australia than in hospices and at home combined, according to a participant at the recent Palliative Care Australia conference in Adelaide.