A new report by the Committee for Economic Development of Australia (CEDA) reveals that the aged care crisis is worse than expected with the sector facing a shortage of 35,000 workers this year alone.
The System for the Payment of Aged Residential Care (SPARC) is being replaced to enable policy and legislative changes.
Sisters and early childhood teachers Anna and Fiona Glumac are setting up a care facility in Victoria that will provide interactions between children and elders.
Depression is a common psychological symptom associated with dementia and is estimated to occur in between 10% and 62% of people living with dementia.
While residents in aged care are more likely to experience mental health problems compared to the general population, not many are using government-subsidised mental health services.
A new study found an association between obstructive sleep apnea risk and low estrogen and progesterone levels in women.
An older person's perceptions about their health — known as health-related quality of life (HRQoL) — may predict their health in the future, new Monash research shows.
FSANZ P1053 Food Safety Management Tools proposes mandatory food safety training for food handlers working in foodservices and food retail businesses.
Val Fell is studying for a Bachelor of Dementia Care at the University of Tasmania to enable her to provide the latest evidence and research on care to her support group.
Dementia is a progressive condition that leads to deterioration in cognitive function. But what if you could stop this degenerative disease in its tracks?
The NSW Government will invest $743m over the next five years on top of the $300 million spent in the state each year.
Researchers compared medications taken by more than 50,000 women aged over 50, from 2004–2013, to analyse differences in those with ovarian cancer and those without.
As the industry struggles to find certified staff to support more than one million Australians who need care, it is clear we must rethink aged care as a profession.
Blue Care, part of UnitingCare Queensland, won recognition as part of the 2022 Reader's Digest Trusted Brands Survey.