Community provider 3Bridges has been named as a finalist in the HESTA national aged care awards for a new model of dementia support it’s piloting in Sydney.
New online training is available for health professionals and care workers to improve their understanding of younger onset dementia.
The Coalition has announced it will provide $7.5 million for the establishment of specialist care units to care for people living with dementia and very severe behaviours.
A simple modification of the common wheelie bin could prevent elderly people from suffering painful hand injuries, according to a review by doctors.
Commissioner Robert Fitzgerald and Associate Commissioner Sue Macri explained why they made the recommendations they did at a Q & A session in Sydney yesterday.
Providers near the fires have sprung into action, with staff going “above and beyond”, while those away from the frontline continue to offer support.