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.
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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.
Consumer directed residential care is practically challenging to implement and cannot happen until consumers are educated about the value of services and subsidies, a national aged care conference has heard this week.
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.
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.
Also in this story: WA facilities changing hands; and Rosewood gets redevelopment green light.
There needs to be a united approach to shift the current psyche from awareness to action and reform, writes Geoff Rowe.
Australia’s palliative care services are working to incorporate more understanding and awareness of wound care in their work with aged care residents and other patients.
Home support programs are the most common entry point into the aged care system and also the most common pathway into permanent residential aged care, according to analysis from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare.