Understanding what good quality of life means to aged-care consumers could assist economic evaluation of services, researchers say.
18 Victorian hospitals will be participating in a project evaluating the state-wide program, Strengthening Hospitals Response to Family Violence.
A unique social skills program has helped one young man with autism gain independence and build confidence, much to his and his family's delight.
Nearly half the men in a US study about male intimate partner violence reported being victims of abuse.
Big improvements in bone and muscle strength with no injuries is expected to be the outcome of a Griffith University study training men aged over 50 with low bone mass.
This Anzac Day we take a look at the effects of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) on our returned soldiers and how mindfulness can be part of the solution.
The Penny Arcade Expo Australia or PAX Aus is one of the largest gatherings of pop culture in Australia, bringing together video games, tabletop games, cosplay, panels and presentations, concerts, friendly LANs and professional e-sports in the one place in Melbourne from 30 October to 2 November this year.
The delay in the processing abilities of the electronic claims systems supplied by the Department of Social Services for providers of aged care has been slammed by Leading Aged Services Australia.
The Federal Government has committed $1.4 billion in funding for 112 Aboriginal Community Control Health Organisations as part of its commitment to Close the Gap in Indigenous health.
Membership of the Aged Care Quality Advisory Council has been announced, with former Parliamentary Secretary for Families and Community Services in the Victorian Government, Andrea Coote, as Chairperson.
Research from the University of Adelaide shows Indigenous Australians suffer from a serious heart rhythm disorder twice as commonly as non-Indigenous people.
Researchers have started the world’s biggest technology trial looking at whether computer games, iPad apps and interactive can can aid in rehabilitation from falls, strokes and brain injuries.
The aged care accommodation supplement for significant refurbishment is an important mechanism to encourage greater investment in the market through incentives for residential aged care providers to build and refurbish their facilities.
An additional $13.4 million, over three years, to provide up to 500 rural nursing and allied health scholarships has been welcomed by the Australian College of Nursing (ACN).