A music-based trial to improve the wellbeing, behavioural and psychological symptoms of residents living with dementia has been launched at the Whiddon Group’s Laurieton facility.
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Also in this story: Braemar expands leadership team; Aveo appoints its first executive chef; and Hills appoints new head of health business.
New funding streams to ensure the viability of rural and remote aged care services are among the measures aged and community care providers would like to see in the forthcoming Budget.
The Whiddon Group is injecting new skills into remote areas, while Emmerton Park is demonstrating that remote location is no barrier to the power of learning.
To address the unique challenges faced by organisations operating in rural and remote areas, a 20 per cent boost to the Viability Supplement was a headline measure in this year’s Federal Budget. AAA speaks to the chief executives of three rural and remote providers to discover what impact the funding will have on their services.
Advocacy groups reject the Pharmacy Guild of Australia’s campaign against pricing changes aimed at reducing the cost of medicines that it says will result in a loss of other free pharmacy services for older Australians
The unique humour therapy program at the heart of the SMILE study and featured in the documentary, The Smile Within, has cause for celebration.
Three cyclists are gearing up for a 600km charity bike ride to raise money for aged care residents in NSW.