A wellness and reablement initiative and a nurse practitioner model for palliative care have been named as the inaugural winners of the National Innovation and Excellence in Aged Care awards.
An innovative wellness program piloted in the Commonwealth Home Support Program is delivering positive results for both clients and staff.
The Department of Health has commissioned consultancy firm Nous Group to examine the adoption of wellness and reablement in all government-funded home care programs.
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.
A series of resources produced by CommunityWest have been released to assist providers to introduce co-production in aged care.
Aged care providers need to “make noise” about the “perverse incentives” within the Aged Care Funding Instrument that prevent more residents from availing of a reablement approach in residential care, a leading expert has said.
Pioneering providers, researchers and advisors will come together at AAA’s Active Ageing Conference next week to share the latest evidence and practice on wellness, reablement and restorative care in aged care.
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While “co-production” has become a key term in aged care policy in recent times, many aged care providers still aren’t clear on what it means in practice. Now the lessons from a major trial will help to demonstrate.
An aged care provider’s success with a series of fitness and wellness centres co-located at its residential facilities has been recognised with an innovation in service award.
As all community care providers are now required to adopt a wellness and reablement approach and the government’s expansion of restorative care kicks off mid-year, a few providers share their journeys so far.
Southern Cross Care has seen a 54 per cent reduction in fractures as it rolls out reablement, reports Jackie Keast in the final installment of AAA’s series showcasing how leading providers have embedded wellness approaches.
Since 2013 Catholic Community Services has trained all its care workers and coordinators in reablement, reports Jackie Keast in this series showcasing how leading aged care providers have embedded wellness approaches.
Alzheimer’s Queensland focuses on what the person can do, not what they can’t, reports Jackie Keast in this new series showcasing how leading aged care providers have embedded wellness and reablement approaches.