Australian aged care providers are moving into China, encouraged by the size and demographics of the ageing population and the growing middle class able to pay for aged care for their parents and their future selves.
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Allied health peak bodies have welcomed the expanded pain management program for residential aged care proposed in the recent review of the sector’s funding tool.
Onsite gyms for residents and facility staff at 13 facilities, a program to reduce hospitalisations through improved sub-acute care, and the establishment of a multi-disciplinary wounds resource team, are behind the winners of the 2016 HESTA Aged Care Awards.
Aged care providers need to “make noise” about the “perverse incentives” within the Aged Care Funding Instrument that prevent more residents from availing of a reablement approach in residential care, a leading expert has said.
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Southern Cross Care has seen a 54 per cent reduction in fractures as it rolls out reablement, reports Jackie Keast in the final installment of AAA’s series showcasing how leading providers have embedded wellness approaches.