Using tools to measure client and carer outcomes improves goal setting and encourages more meaningful conversations with service users, a pilot project evaluating the active service model in Victoria has found.
Aged care providers, allied health professionals and researchers are gearing up to discuss the latest evidence and practice in wellness, reablement and restorative care at next week’s Active Ageing Conference.
Anglicare’s Elizabeth Lodge has become the first residential aged care facility in Australia to receive Montessori accreditation.
A new app has been launched to support aged and disability care workers to adopt a person-centred approach in their daily practice.
An innovative wellness program piloted in the Commonwealth Home Support Program is delivering positive results for both clients and staff.
Outcomes for residents with dementia living in a Montessori environment include improved self-esteem and more independence, says an expert in Montessori-based care models.
Learning the lessons from overseas on reablement and reflecting on the early rollout of the Short-Term Restorative Care program are among the topics to be discussed at the Active Ageing Conference 2017 this month.