Aged care CEO Sandra Hills says she hopes to use her Queen’s Birthday Honour as a platform to further drive change in the sector.
South Australian musician Kerry Reid turned to volunteering in residential aged care to keep busy after her mother passed away.
As Australian marks National Volunteer Week, aged care providers acknowledge the army of unpaid workers who provide more than 110,000 hours of service each year in residential care.
For his years volunteering in aged care and disability services, John Dennis was recognised in the 2016 Queen’s Birthday honours, along with others supporting aged care and dementia care.
Nonprofit aged care organisations can nominate their volunteers now for the 2012 National Volunteer Awards, which include a Senior Volunteer category this year for the first time. The NSW Volunteer Awards are also still accepting nominations.
A University of Sydney study has put out the call for older people who live in the community who have recently lost weight, or have a BMI less than 22.
Griffith University is currently conducting research into the health and wellbeing of people who care for adults living with dementia. The research team requests your help in recruiting survey participants.
A 92 yo scooter riding, electric guitar playing, father of six has been honoured for his voluntary contribution to aged care.
Meals on Wheels organisations face the challenge of recruiting younger volunteers as they celebrate National Meals on Wheels Day.