In 2011, England had its own Oakden, which has been followed by ongoing reforms at England’s care regulator and how it assesses quality, writes Nick Albrow.
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The revised residential care funding tool contains fewer and simplified questions, introduces a new therapy program for pain management and suggests external assessment options, the government-commissioned report released this week shows.
A focus on the person rather than their behaviour is a key message from leading experts at this week’s national dementia conference in Melbourne.
Australian developer ePAT Technologies has partnered with Dementia Support Australia for a pilot that will see 150 expert consultants across Australia using its new pain recognition app with up to 5,000 people with dementia each year.
Listening to and making music is vital to enabling aged care residents to continue to be creative and make a contribution, according to a visiting international expert.
The experiences of older people who are childless are being overlooked in aged care policy and planning despite their growing numbers, says sociologist Cassie Curryer.
The new CEO of the National Disability Insurance Agency has announced on Wednesday it will ditch phone-based planning and introduce in person plan development for all participants.
More than 80 per cent of Australians do not know that dementia is the second leading cause of death in this country, according to a national survey.
Limited data on the Commonwealth Home Support Program is hindering the sector’s understanding of the largest part of the aged care system, sector leaders have told a national aged care conference.
The Property Council of Australia has unsurprisingly and eagerly endorsed the findings of University of Technology Sydney research on the benefits and affordability of retirement village living.
A national innovation network for Australia’s aged care industry has been launched this week.
Also in this wrap: New role to provide leadership in clinical nursing in aged care practice and innovation; and FECCA appoints Mary Patetsos as new chair.