From simple, standalone devices to smart clothing and cutting-edge home monitoring systems, assistive technology has the potential to support the independence and wellbeing of older people and their carers at home.
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From buddy programs to increasing staff autonomy, a new guide has captured best practice strategies to reduce home care worker stress.
Our next issue of AAA magazine puts a focus on digitising aged care along with online professional development opportunities and outbreak management.
Establishing a code of practice, pay and conditions, and better recognising personal care workers are among the issues that sector stakeholders have raised with workforce taskforce, says chair John Pollaers.
Holograms are touted as the next evolution in computing and they are coming to community care.
Australian developer ePAT Technologies has partnered with Dementia Support Australia for a pilot that will see 150 expert consultants across Australia using its new pain recognition app with up to 5,000 people with dementia each year.
Aged care sectors around the world remain slow to adopt policy initiatives and sophisticated advancements in electronic communications, international researchers have told a health conference in China.
The Aged Care Industry IT Council is facilitating a webinar for community care providers on how organisations can take advantage of the findings of the aged care technology roadmap.
Melbourne-based health technology company Novita Healthcare has announced its acquisition of Newly, an online-based matching service for aged and disability support workers.
A new smartphone app aims to equip aged care workers with information and advice to meet the cultural needs of people with dementia.
A world-first app has been launched to support older people and people with disabilities, including renters and strata occupiers, to make simple, inexpensive modifications to their homes.
South Australian musician Kerry Reid turned to volunteering in residential aged care to keep busy after her mother passed away.
From smart clothing to in-home monitoring systems, assistive technology has the potential to support older people and people with disability to remain living independently.
Today’s merger means that aged care technology vendors can be more proactive in responding to the impact of reforms in the sector, peak body president tells Australian Ageing Agenda.