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.
A guide explaining how to run a successful reminiscence program in aged care with the support of high school students has been launched today.
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.
A co-operative model could work well for rural and remote aged care providers, a former aged care CEO tells Australian Ageing Agenda.
National advocacy body Painaustralia is calling for pain treatment practices in aged care to be overhauled including the adequate funding of pain assessments.
MiCare is on a mission to be a national provider of services for elders from different ethnic communities, the organisation’s head tells Australian Ageing Agenda.
A consumer directed residential care model and a series of education programs on diversity are among 42 innovative projects to share in $34 million of funding.
A tool to meet best practice clinical handover procedures between residential aged care facilities and hospitals has been updated and relaunched to boost its awareness and uptake.
A new medical outreach service helps aged care residents avoid unnecessary trips to hospital emergency departments.
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 Australians from a migrant background are still not well reflected in aged care service provision and policies around ageing, a forum has heard.
A new health campaign targeting women who laugh off bladder leakage as a natural part of ageing is urging seniors and those who care for them to seek help.
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.
Some indigenous seniors, particularly those living in remote areas, face challenges in accessing My Aged Care which risks reducing take-up of services.