NSW bushfires force evacuation of 500 aged care residents from five aged care facilities in the Blue Mountains.
The peak body representing occupational therapists has called for improved government funding and incentives to boost the number of occupational therapists working in aged care.
Tasmania’s Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill was narrowly defeated in the lower house on Thursday night, 13 votes to 11.
More than half of permanent aged care residents show signs of depression, according to new figures.
With a third of residents in aged care dying each year, palliative care is clearly core business. So why isn’t it done better? AAA investigates the state of palliative care in residential aged care and the barriers to improving standards.
The Coalition government has suspended applications for the former government’s $1.2 billion Aged Care Workforce Supplement as it moves to consult with providers over a policy alternative.
Thirty one aged care providers have been recognised in this year’s Better Practice Awards announced by the Aged Care Standards and Accreditation Agency on Thursday for programs ranging from environmental sustainability, art therapy, end of life and dental
CEO of Alzheimer’s Australia and member of the Aged Care Alliance, Glenn Rees, has been awarded a Member of the Order of Australia, for his distinguished years of service to aged care and consumer advocacy on dementia.