The Department of Health has released a series of new resources to boost the awareness of My Aged Care among Aboriginal communities.
Education & Training
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.
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.
Disability sector stakeholders have until 28 July to make a submission to a Senate inquiry examining the government’s proposed legislation to establish a new quality and safety commission to oversee the National Disability Insurance Scheme.
Aged care workers are being encouraged to enrol in a free online course run by the University of Tasmania on the latest in dementia care and research.
The Future Social Service Institute in Victoria is hosting an event next month for service providers on the processes and pitfalls of mergers and acquisitions in the not-for-profit sector.
Employers, colleagues and consumers are being encouraged to nominate leaders and innovators in aged care for this year’s HESTA Aged Care Awards.
A new guide has been launched to help improve the experience of air travel for people with dementia.
Best practice strategies for caring for a person with dementia at night time is the focus of a new guide for formal and informal carers.
The Department of Health has released a series of online resources to support providers to deliver aged care services that are inclusive of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) seniors.