The three aged care peak bodies have jointly called for a focus on aged care funding in the five upcoming Federal by-elections.
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The UK system has embraced the user-pay philosophy more than Australia, which has allowed the provision of a very diverse range of services, aged care CEO Olive Wright says she observed on a recent study tour.
The final aged care workforce strategy can be executed in one to three years but the industry should take action immediately, says Professor John Pollaers.
Sector-level conversations need to filter down in South Africa to ensure the care of the elderly becomes as significant an agenda point as it is for other vulnerable groups in society, writes Femada Shamam.
Innovation: Solutions for an Ageing Population International Conference being held from the 12 -14 September[…]
The Commonwealth-funded Community Visitors Scheme should be enhanced to fund regular home visits by a trained nurse, writes Adjunct Professor Kylie Ward.
The results for the nine months ending 31 March 2018 indicate the financial performance of residential aged care facilities is continuing to deteriorate, StewartBrown’s new quarterly benchmarking report shows.
Also in this wrap: RetireAustralia appoints village manager at Carlyle Gardens.
VTech, a global leader in telephony has co-developed with ageing and technology experts a new easy-to-use home phone range to meet the specific needs of older Australians with hearing and vision impairment.
New physical activity guidelines have been developed for older people experiencing mild cognitive impairment to support their brain health.
The Aged Care Reform after the 2018 Federal Budget conference will be your first opportunity[…]
Also in this wrap: ACH Group appoints Mary Patetsos as chair and the Public Health Association of Australia announces a new CEO.
A growing number of operators in the market are facilitating older people and their families to manage their own package, writes Ross McDonald.
The use of vertical developments to create affordable serviced apartments for seniors needing support and a sense of community are among key learnings for aged care executive Tonia Zeeman from a recent European study tour.