New investment in overnight, small cottage style respite would support older people to stay at home longer and avoid premature entry into residential care, according to a submission to the Aged Care Financing Authority (ACFA) review, by leading aged care provider, HammondCare.
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HammondCare is commemorating the life of beloved volunteer Betty Biffin OAM. Mrs Biffin passed away peacefully on March 18, 2018, aged 96.
Combining clinical and professional excellence with leadership expertise is on the agenda again for HammondCare.
An innovative Christian resource is changing the way we think about spiritual wellbeing for people living with dementia.
The Homelessness Estimates released today by the ABS highlight the growing number of older homeless people in Australia, chief executive of HammondCare, Dr Stephen Judd said.
Prof Clayton, Director of HammondCare’s Centre for Learning and Research in Palliative Care, was one of two speakers invited to the 25th International Hospice Workshop at Peace House Hospice in Kanagawa, Japan.
Quality in residential aged care must not be reduced to the elimination of risk or the absence of adverse incidents, according to leading health and aged care provider, HammondCare, in its submission to the House of Representatives Inquiry into the Quality of Care in Residential Aged Care Facilities, released today.
Using music to help increase communication and unlock memories for people living with dementia is the focus of a workshops held in Melbourne and Brisbane.
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.
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.