Despite a lack of regulation, the small but growing residential aged care sector in Thailand is providing quality care for its rapidly expanding ageing population.
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An aged care provider has embarked on a facility-based volunteer program with its suppliers in a bid to source better products and services for its residents.
The benefits from volunteering are mutual, with new research highlighting that volunteering in middle age and senior years is linked to enhanced mental health, writes Sharyn Broer.
Thousands of volunteers are carrying out a range of important roles to benefit clients across home care, but just like the paid workforce, they need deliberate and considered organisational support.
Organisations across the country are highlighting and acknowledging the many volunteers who donate their time and energy to help their local community, as Australia celebrates National Volunteer Week.
June Bremner was awarded ACSA’s Volunteer Award in recognition of her 30 years of volunteering with Silver Chain in Western Australia. She tells AAA that, at age 81, she has no intention of stopping.
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.
Two forums in Melbourne and Sydney are an opportunity to have your say on what should be done to bring older and younger people together.
A Queensland man living in residential care has been recognised for his dedication to volunteering.