Aged care providers around the country are celebrating the thousands of people who give their time, energy and skills for free to support the wellbeing of residents.
The federal government is ordering all residential care providers to supply their staff with a flu vaccine to curb aged care influenza.
In this wrap: Mike Callaghan to replace Lynda O’Grady at ACFA; Uniting AgeWell appoints Raelene Thompson as new chair; and ECH’s David Panter elected to LASA board.
Ongoing staff training and links with outside services are among the strategies Uniting AgeWell is using to enhance its palliative care.
Delivering holistic care in a CDC environment and strategies for challenging pervasive ageism are some of the key topics to be tackled at an upcoming sector event.
As Australia marks National Volunteer Week, aged care providers across the country have recognised the contribution of volunteers who generously donate their time to assist their organisations.
Our industry champions respecting each person and meeting individual needs, but ignorance of the needs and feelings of LGBTI people can cut across our best intentions, writes John Clarke.
In this wrap: Productivity Commission to study housing decisions of seniors; co-production trial in enablement underway; report highlights business challenges of CDC; experts share research on later-life learning.
In this wrap: aged care provider announces merger; Estia adds four facilities to portfolio; UnitingCare Ageing recognised as a ‘top 20’ employer for LGBTI staff; palliative care program recognised; call for action on dementia in indigenous communities.