With new standards now in effect, Air Liquide Healthcare is pleased to offer a special discount on portable oxygen concentrators to help organisations meet the accreditation standards.
As we live longer, we work longer, increasing the risk of injury.
It's hard to ignore a dog that wants to go for a walk, which makes it a good strategy for keeping the elderly active.
When a person is diagnosed with motor neurone disease (MND), it's a race against time.
There’s nothing like brilliant entertainment to lift the spirits of your residents and patients.
A University of Adelaide researcher is calling for screening of alcohol consumption among the elderly to determine potential harmful effects.
The National E- Health Translation Authority (NEHTA) has announced that it will offer funding to private hospitals in order to integrate their systems to the Personally Controlled Electronic Health Record (PCEHR).
Leading Age Services Australia (LASA), the industry peak body for all age service providers,has announced the appointment of Dr Graeme Blackman OAM as its independent Chair, taking over the role from Governor-General Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC.
Aged Care Accreditation Standards are demanding increasing levels of excellence and facilities are coming under ever increasing scrutiny around the provision of nutrition and hydration. Food Service Managers are struggling with tighter budgets and needing to do more with less. Anne Schneyder asks where are the Nutrition and Menu Planning Standards for aged care facilities?
The Public Health Association of Australia (PHAA) has called on governments to reverse cuts to spending on prevention and to take action to deal with the obesogenic environment In the light of the latest COAG Report.
Performance improvements across a number of areas of Indigenous primary health care are shown in a report released today by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW).
Professor Peter Shergold AC will chair the Aged Care Sector Committee, tasked with building the foundation for a constructive and lasting partnership between the Australian Government and the aged care sector.
Nine per cent of the Australian population received mental health services in 2010 - 2011, according to a new report released by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) to coincide with World Mental Health Day.