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.
A guide to help aged care organisations support residents to use technology and social media to stay connected with their loved ones has been launched today.
The use of information technology is beginning to play a large role in the effort to provide higher quality of care in residential care facilities in Australia, according to early findings of an international study.
Aged care sectors around the world remain slow to adopt policy initiatives and sophisticated advancements in electronic communications, international researchers have told a health conference in China.
Aged care services in the increasingly competitive marketing environment of increased consumer choice are being offered the opportunity to know more about their potential targets from detailed big data analytics.
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.
Aged care, doctors and pharmacists groups are calling for seamless digital integration between aged care and health records.
Fax machines are still used widely in aged care, challenging a new push from government to replace them with electronic messaging in the broader health sector.
A point-of-care assessment app designed to help detect pain in people with dementia has gained approval for use as a medical device in Australia and Europe.
Enhancements to My Aged Care that better support service providers, health professionals and clients have gone live this week.
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 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.
Using a mobile device to access illustrated care directives at the bedside can increase quality of care, aged care workers say.
The trial of a new approach to supporting people with chronic disease will encourage GPs to offer telehealth services, a member of the digital health agency says.