The challenge for procurement in the aged-care sector is to help redesign the operating cost model to ensure high standards of aged care remain affordable indefinitely.
According to a survey by The CareSide, a significant majority would prefer to live at home and receive home care as they age.
Dementia and cognitive assessment experts say that a standard set of neuropsychological tests is needed for patients presenting to memory clinics.
An innovative campaign will inform Australians about the broader meaning of palliative care and help spark conversations about death and dying.
The Royal Commission recommended an injection of $10 billion a year and the Budget falls well short of that.
Without improvements for the aged-care workforce, Australia could miss the opportunity to build the workforce needed to meet future demand.
It is expected that the federal government will announce investment of $10 million over four years to the aged-care sector. Will this be enough?
How we support and care for older people is defined by a new vision of ageing and aged care.
To support aged-care workers in planning and providing good-quality palliative and EOL care, the ELDAC team created an integrated palliative care web platform.
Australia is at a tipping point when it comes to end-of-life choices and euthanasia laws.
A skills shortage of chefs in aged care has prompted many operations to purchase pre-prepared sous-vide food products, but this comes with heightened risk.
The 65+ group was the most interested in vaccine protection, with more than three out of four individuals over the age of 65 planning to get vaccinated.
Projections that one million Australians will have dementia by 2056 have promted a call to action on prevention strategies.
The Group Homes Australia model is a small-scale care model that focuses on residents' abilities rather than their disabilities, providing health and social benefits.
Technology reform has been identified as an important part of delivering a new and improved aged-care system.