Providing a culturally safe environment for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander elders is both appropriate and respectful. But how can we ensure this occurs?
A limited study has found that chocolate may provide a simple dietary solution to the fatigue that plagues nine out of 10 multiple sclerosis sufferers.
Three new trial programs have been launched, offering face-to-face help to the elderly and their families across Australia and in selected rural areas.
A food management safety system is an investment, rather than a cost, and is essential to aged-care facilities to help avoid food poisoning incidents.
Dr Rengel spends his time flying to remote communities in WA, providing medical assistance. He shares how he combines his love of rural medicine with flying.
A new study has found that treatment for insomnia can help to reduce back pain, further enforcing the complex link between sleep and pain.
Burnout is increasingly an issue for healthcare professionals. Evidence-based coaching is one approach that can help turn this around.
Using a safety harness, participants walk along a booby-trapped walkway, helping to train the brain to respond quickly to fall hazards.
A new study has found evidence that exercise produces a hormone that helps protect against Alzheimer's disease.
The practice of 2-hourly repositioning of residents in aged-care facilities to prevent bedsores is ineffective and could be an unintentional form of abuse.
For those who've inherited Alzheimer's disease genes, a simple blood test will identify if they have the disease — 16 years before symptoms show.
A new study has found that, despite humans having hundreds of facial expressions, only 35 are universally recognised.
Australia has among the highest food allergy rates in the world. To reduce allergy risk, experts recommend giving infants peanuts and eggs before they turn one.
We debunk the five misconceptions about earwax and ear cleaning.
Reduce the environmental footprint of your institutional foodservice with these sustainable ideas.