Aged and community care organisations are being encouraged to take part in a national project investigating major barriers to accessing palliative care services.
Leading aged and community care researchers have highlighted serious shortcomings in department-commissioned research into the government’s home care changes.
The Federation of Ethnic Communities’ Councils of Australia is inviting providers, culturally and linguistically diverse consumers and carers to have their say on building a more inclusive aged care system.
A new project is exploring the information consumers need to choose an aged care provider in a client-driven market.
A new project is underway to capture older people’s experiences of self-management and their interest in a cashed out funding model.
Registered nurses are being asked to have their say in the development of Australia’s first set of aged care nursing competencies.
Australia’s top aged care and retirement living lawyers have been named in the Best Lawyers List for 2014-2015 as determined by peer review.
Alzheimer’s Australia SA says the results of its latest survey are a call for greater support for people living with dementia and their carers.
Social isolation and access to transport have topped the list of main concerns for older people living at home, according to a national survey by fast-growing community care franchise, Just Better Care.
Researchers are seeking the views of carers of people with dementia for a study about the emotions, feelings and coping mechanisms involved in caring for a loved one living with dementia.
Alzheimer’s Australia is calling for end of life carers or people working in aged care to share complete an online survey about their experience of palliative care for people with dementia.
A survey has found that most Australians are not sharing their end of life care wishes with their loved ones, which is adding to the stress and anxiety people may feel in their loved one’s final weeks.
Workforce growth; a redistribution of job roles throughout the sector; & more migrant workers…These are just three key findings from the 2012 National Aged Care Workforce Census and Survey results.
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