The reforms to residential aged care payments have largely met its objectives, but there is evidence some providers are not allowing true choice of payment.
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It is vital to enhance the interface between health and aged care to improve support services for people with dementia, according to a report released this week.
The newly renamed aged care, health and retirement living provider Bolton Clarke is planning to continue its growth and acquisition strategy to double its operations in five years.
The largest and most rigorous social robot study ever undertaken has shown a positive albeit modest effect on agitation in people with dementia, according to the lead researcher.
The food budgets of Australian residential aged care facilities are dwindling while money spent on nutritional supplements is increasing, according to new analysis.
A co-operative model could work well for rural and remote aged care providers, a former aged care CEO tells Australian Ageing Agenda.
Also in this partnership wrap: Alliance formed to bridge gap between clinical and legal compliance.
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.
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.
Also in this wrap: Benetas announces new and departing board members.