An innovative wellness program piloted in the Commonwealth Home Support Program is delivering positive results for both clients and staff.
CLOSING ON FRIDAY: Aged care providers and professionals are encouraged to submit presentations for the Active Ageing Conference 2017, exploring wellness, reablement and restorative care.
Community care providers are being encouraged to attend the forthcoming Active Ageing Conference 2016 to hear the latest evidence and practice in reablement and restorative care.
Aged care providers should consider incorporating experience-type services and harnessing the power of the smartphone to deliver wellness approaches, an expert will tell the upcoming Active Ageing Conference.
Are we inadvertently responsible for the high numbers of Australians dying through suicide in old age, asks Dr Roderick McKay.
The simple idea for residential and community care providers to open their doors and showcase the great work being done in aged care had exceptional results, with providers reporting the inaugural open day was a huge success.
Life looking up for seniors, DSS seeking aged care experts; principles of good charity regulation; medication management alerts for pharmacy customers; subsidised exercise classes for NSW seniors.
IFA’s 11th Global Conference on Ageing took place in the Czech Republic capital, Prague, last week. From a rock and roll opening performance to presentations on active ageing, two Australian attendees now discuss the highlights.
Aged care providers can now apply to receive funding for telehealth pilots, as World Health Day promotes global healthy ageing and social inclusiveness.
Leichhardt Municipal Council claims to have built Sydney’s first exercise park for seniors, as the NSW government prepares to launch a whole-of-government ageing strategy.
Weight lifting and walking lead to wellbeing for staff and residents of award-winning aged care facility.
Aged care sustainability is a huge challenge for Australia and other nations but according to Dr Alexandre Kalache, whatever we face, it’s best that we face it together.
It’s time for conversations about elder abuse to become mainstream. Aged care advocates want the sector, governments and the community to talk more about the crime, raise awareness and take preventative action.
The Brazilian doctor who has championed ‘active ageing’ and ‘age-friendly cities’ is lending his intellect to the people of South Australia.