Australian aged care and lifestyle provider IRT Group has formed a world-first partnership to develop driverless car technology in a residential aged care setting.
Aged care, doctors and pharmacists groups are calling for seamless digital integration between aged care and health records.
Fax machines are still used widely in aged care, challenging a new push from government to replace them with electronic messaging in the broader health sector.
A point-of-care assessment app designed to help detect pain in people with dementia has gained approval for use as a medical device in Australia and Europe.
Enhancements to My Aged Care that better support service providers, health professionals and clients have gone live this week.
Health and aged care organisations are lagging behind when it comes to innovation and many are doing less in the area than they think they are.
Older people living in residential aged care need access to technology that enhances their quality of life, says the head of the national peak body for seniors and technology.
Using a mobile device to access illustrated care directives at the bedside can increase quality of care, aged care workers say.
The trial of a new approach to supporting people with chronic disease will encourage GPs to offer telehealth services, a member of the digital health agency says.
A campaign is raising funds to expand a local social enterprise that digitally connects isolated older people through an evidence-based program.
Current trends suggest that the changes in aged care that we’ve seen so far are just the tip of the iceberg, writes Robert Goodliffe.
A majority of Australian seniors are using digital devices to manage their health, signalling a critical role for consumer-focused technologies in aged care, new report finds.
Tablets and smart TVs will facilitate internet access for residents as provider updates ICT infrastructure to improve care and quality of life.
Some existing clients have not been assigned a home care package following the updates to My Aged Care over the weekend, as the department confirms manual data work is underway to fix the issues.