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.
Also in this story: Bethanie opens co-located aged and retirement living facility; Resthaven and Eureka Villages partner in SA; and Uniting redevelopment in Normahurst gets underway.
We’re excited the government is developing a diversity framework to cover the needs of LGBTI, Aboriginal and CALD seniors in aged care and hope it will reflect input from the groups it aims to support, writes Peter Worland.
In this story: top nods for Australian aged care design firm Marchese Partners; Uniting shines in customer service awards; recognition for Palliative Care Australia initiative.