Consumer-focused reforms are demanding new workforce skill sets and service models, provider CEO Cheryl De Zilwa tells Community Care Review.
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Australia has the potential to lead the world in embedding a reablement approach in aged care policy and practice, Churchill fellow will tell the Active Ageing Conference this month.
The Department of Health has not met its July deadline for the release of data on the new national queue for home care, a key transparency measure of the government’s home care reforms.
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.
An innovative wellness program piloted in the Commonwealth Home Support Program is delivering positive results for both clients and staff.
A young entrepreneur has founded a social enterprise with a mission to help tackle two major social problems at once – high youth unemployment and social isolation among older people.
More than half of home care providers are charging consumers less than the maximum basic daily fee amount and 22 per cent are waiving the fee altogether, a new survey finds.
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.
The number of home care providers has grown by 40 per cent in the last financial year as new entrants flood the deregulated marketplace, new figures reveal.