Aged & Community Services Australia said many aged care providers are continuously improving on their delivery of quality, tasty food contrary to misinformed media reports this week of substandard food practices.
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One week on from changes to codeine access, pain expert Professor Philip Siddall is encouraging sufferers who continue to struggle, to explore solutions besides medication.
Assoc/Prof Friedbert Kohler has been recognised in the Australia Day honours list with a Medal of the Order of Australia for his services to rehabilitation medicine.
Major Australian philanthropic foundation, The Ian Potter Foundation, has awarded the HammondCare Darlinghurst project $2.5 million across five years towards the construction of its aged home for older people who are homeless or at risk of being homeless.
The number of older people in Australia accessing specialist homelessness services (SHS) has increased by over a third since 2012/13 to 23,600 clients, according to a report released today by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW).
An increase in people living with dementia has seen a spike in demand for carers with diverse language and cultural skills as people with dementia revert back to their birth or native tongue.
A new adult colouring book specifically designed for older people will support them to join millions worldwide who have discovered the joy and wellbeing that comes from colouring and mindfulness books.
One in three Victorians feel uncomfortable in talking with people living with dementia according to a national phone survey released today by leading aged care provider, HammondCare.
Leading aged care provider, HammondCare today released an Environmental Position Statement (EPS) which outlines plan to achieve a 10% reduction in energy and waste by 2022.
Dr Stephen Judd has been appointed to a Federal Government expert Taskforce to develop a wide-ranging workforce strategy, focused on supporting safe, quality aged care for senior Australians.
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