A provider-led collaborative has launched learning videos and an app to support aged care services and Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Gender diverse and Intersex seniors.
A provider’s transport service has evolved from simple visits to parks and cafés to a focus on supporting aged care residents to participate in their chosen leisure activities and connect with the broader community.
Interviews with aged care recipients are underway to inform a new tool for providers to assess and measure the quality of life of people in their care.
Also in this wrap: Uniting redevelops Emu Plains facility; Arcare officially opens doors; and Benetas unveils new Victorian facility.
Also in this wrap: Jewish Care Victoria to sell community residence; Napier Street celebrates 25th birthday; and ACSA announces group membership.
Virtual reality technology is offering exciting new opportunities for dementia patients, the aged and those with low vision.
Also in this wrap: ECH expands in southern SA; Kalyra Woodcroft co-locates with Southern Montessori School; Abberfield opens Sandringham facility.
Also in this wrap: Anglican Care chair John Kilpatrick steps down after more than four decades; and Regis appoints two new directors.
Care workers are critical to preventing wounds among aged care residents and they need to be empowered to act, says an aged care wounds specialist.
Also in this wrap: project triples Uniting’s Shellharbour site; TriCare opens new luxury wing; and SwanCare plans leisure precinct.
Care staff need to understand how to treat and refer on diabetes-related foot ulcers, which affect up to a quarter of diabetics, to prevent amputations, a wound expert says.
Also in this wrap: Estia prepares to open new $25 million Kogarah centre; RetireAustralia progresses with expansion; and Cranbrook opens new facility and village.
A new program aiming to make service provision within the aged care, health, human services and wellbeing sectors more inclusive of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex people was launched in Sydney yesterday.
A consumer directed residential care model and a series of education programs on diversity are among 42 innovative projects to share in $34 million of funding.