Investment is needed to improve the number of GPs offering online consultations according to Curtin University researchers, who found uptake is far from routine in Australia despite the potential for benefits.
Almost 80 per cent of applications for home care packages in the latest Aged Care Approvals Round were unsuccessful, indicating that providers are keen to meet consumer demand but funding is falling far short.
A new network of advisors has been launched to help aged care organisations prepare for Living Long Living Better reforms and is backed up by cash grants for providers to put toward implementing the advised recommendations.
Alzheimer’s Australia SA has produced and launched a suite of industry specific short films to help all Australians recgonise the signs of dementia in people they may meet during an ordinary day at work.
A parliamentary committee has made 13 recommendations that the government should implement to boost Internet participation among seniors and help keep them safe online in a report released today.
The 2013 peer-reviewed assessment of Australia’s lawyers is out, revealing the sector’s Lawyers of the Year, which comprise three for health and aged care and four for retirement villages and senior living law.
The government has announced 72 new professional development and re-entry scholarships for nurses working in aged care or former nurses wishing to re-enter the profession in the aged care sector.
Funding applications for programs that strengthen aged care services and promote healthy ageing are open