What might 2021 hold for the aged-care and disability sectors?
The Australian Government will invest an additional $132.2 million in response to COVID-19-related recommendations of the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety.
A nutritional drink has been found to slow the decline of cognition, function, brain atrophy and disease progression in patients with mild cognitive impairment.
A Stroke Foundation report has found that preventing stroke and improving access to treatment and care could save thousands of lives and billions of dollars each year.
CSIRO has developed a new health monitoring solution that will enable older Australians living independently at home to send real-time data to their healthcare providers.
The COVID-19 pandemic has brought into sharp focus the crucial relationship between aged care, hospitals, general practice, ambulance services and the whole health system.
SHPA has welcomed the patient safety measures that have emerged from the later stages of the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety.
Designing for community, connection and sense of place shows how progressive design helps create vibrant, integrated seniors' communities.
University of South Australia researchers are looking for a new biomarker for osteoarthritis, a condition that affects more than two million Australians.
LifeVac is a non-powered, single-patient portable suction device developed for emergency clearing of the upper airway.
A study of older Australians with type 2 diabetes revealed that taking metformin resulted in slower cognitive decline with lower dementia rates than those who did not use the medication.
The Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care is calling on clinicians to complete the Palliative Care Prognostic Tools Survey.
A combination of dementia education and lifestyle changes improved cognitive performance and reduced the risk of Alzheimer's disease among seniors with pre-dementia conditions.
Economic modelling has revealed that Australia can transform the quality of its aged-care system in just four years.
Korongee Village has implemented a patient-centred digital care system that allows staff to plan, record and monitor the care of residents in real time.