Monetary and in-kind rewards, career progression upwards and sideways into other roles and a comprehensive education program are all useful tools for aged care staff retention, according to a study.
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The Department of Health has released a new booklet to guide consumers on accessing the Short-Term Restorative Care Program, as well as an updated manual for service providers.
A Queensland coroner has recommended that personal care workers and assistants in nursing be required to enter any variation in a resident’s condition in the progress notes, following the health-related death of an 86-year-old aged care resident.
NeuRA has launched a new online seminar series on mental health research and discoveries to make more information about neuroscience accessible to the community.
Dementia Training Australia has released a new mobile app to assist staff involved in medication management to provide quality use of medicines for people living with dementia.
Palliative Care Australia and the Royal Flying Doctor Service are partnering to help raise awareness of the importance of advance care planning among older rural and remote Australians.
A new resource kit has been developed to support aged care services deliver culturally appropriate care to older Muslim Australians.
A nationally-accredited training program has been launched for frontline aged care staff to provide support to older people living with HIV.
A new online course has been launched to help health and aged care workers deliver inclusive care and services for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex people with dementia.
A set of resources is available for mental health professionals on delivering services to people with an intellectual disability.
Developing industry-focused research and training is a leading objective of the newly established Centre of Positive Ageing and Wellbeing at Torrens University.
A new app has been launched to support aged and disability care workers to adopt a person-centred approach in their daily practice.
A new awareness campaign has been launched to explain the dangers of keeping expired and unwanted medicine in the home and the steps older people can take to dispose of medicines safely.
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.