A wellness and reablement initiative and a nurse practitioner model for palliative care have been named as the inaugural winners of the National Innovation and Excellence in Aged Care awards.
The Department of Health has released a series of new resources to boost the awareness of My Aged Care among Aboriginal communities.
Covering topics such as boosting brain health through diet, and spirituality and ageing, here’s our pick of the latest books to put on your bookshelf.
A new app has been launched to support aged and disability care workers to adopt a person-centred approach in their daily practice.
Also in this partnership wrap: Alliance formed to bridge gap between clinical and legal compliance.
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National advocacy body Painaustralia is calling for pain treatment practices in aged care to be overhauled including the adequate funding of pain assessments.
The Mental Health Commission of NSW has launched two new resources to work towards better mental health outcomes for older people.
A new awareness campaign has been launched to explain the dangers of keeping expired and unwanted medicine in the home and the steps older people can take to dispose of medicines safely.
The Aged Care Industry IT Council is facilitating a webinar for community care providers on how organisations can take advantage of the findings of the aged care technology roadmap.
Dementia Training Australia has launched a series of short online courses designed to support time-poor community and home care workers learn on the go.
Dementia Training Australia has launched an online learning platform featuring short and flexible courses designed to help time-poor aged care staff complete the training.
A multi-sector partnership will develop a residential facility designed to recreate real-life experiences for people with dementia.
Melbourne-based health technology company Novita Healthcare has announced its acquisition of Newly, an online-based matching service for aged and disability support workers.