Moving into residential aged care is stressful for many older people but there are ways to ease the transition, an expert will tell a mental health forum in Melbourne today.
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Changes to the residential aged care sector’s funding tool proposed in a government-commissioned report will be outlined at an upcoming industry conference.
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is undertaking a CDC aged care project with the aim of educating consumers about their rights under Australian Consumer Law.
A new project is underway to capture older people’s experiences of self-management and their interest in a cashed out funding model.
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Despite a lack of regulation, the small but growing residential aged care sector in Thailand is providing quality care for its rapidly expanding ageing population.