Australia’s peak body for spiritual care in ageing has produced a resource to help service providers train staff on how to incorporate spirituality into their activities.
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In the forthcoming September-October edition of Australian Ageing Agenda magazine we examine how to improve environments for seniors in residential aged care as well education for the full range of facility staff.
Dementia Australia and Palliative Care Australia have released a joint policy statement calling for improved awareness of the specific end-of-life care needs of people with dementia.
The Office of the eSafety Commissioner is running free webinars to upskill aged care staff on how to recognise a scam to help keep seniors safe online.
An online training resource has been developed for practice nurses and GPs to support improved outcomes in dementia care.
A series of education modules has been launched to better equip the aged care workforce to care for a growing number of older people living with diabetes.
A new project has used the journal writings of a carer to create a valuable education resource for health professionals.
Community care workers are being encouraged to participate in a free online course run by the University of Tasmania on the latest in dementia care and research.
Flinders University researchers are running a free online course on palliative care and end-of-life issues.
A new aged care-specific body will be established to tackle longstanding vocational training issues in the sector, the Federal Government announced on Wednesday.
Service providers with bilingual staff are being encouraged to register their service with a new online directory launched by the Centre for Cultural Diversity in Ageing.
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.
Dementia Training Australia has launched a new, free online training course for aged care staff who care for people with dementia overnight.
The peak body for spiritual care and ageing takes its training program on the road to deliver professional development to aged care staff and volunteers in 17 regional centres.