Aged Health > Services

Reinventing the system

10 June, 2022 by Ben Johnston, Country Manager, Homage Australia

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.

Meditote tray table bag

16 May, 2022

The Meditote tray table bag facilitates stowing personal items in safe and easy reach on a patient's or aged-care resident's tray table.

Pat White's new lease on life

22 April, 2022

Coorparoo grandmother Pat White has a new lease on life since taking part in weekly classes that are tailored to meet the physical, psychological and wellbeing needs of people living with Parkinson's disease.

Policy recommendations from older Australians

19 April, 2022

The Council on the Ageing (COTA) Australia has released the key public policy areas that need to be addressed to improve the lives of older people.

Three aged-care providers team up to deliver better care

08 April, 2022

Three aged-care organisations on the Central Coast — Adelene, Vietnam Veterans Keith Payne VC Hostel and Central Coast Community Care Association — have teamed up to deliver better care to residents.

Aged-care challenges and solutions in focus at the upcoming PASA conference

31 March, 2022

It's just over a year since the final report of the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety.

Aged care: education program to strengthen leadership, governance

20 December, 2021

The federal government has launched an education program to help aged-care providers strengthen organisational governance and leadership.

New research centre to strengthen aged-care delivery

15 December, 2021

A new $34 million research centre to open next year at Flinders University in Adelaide hopes to strengthen the future of aged-care delivery in Australia.

Collaboration revolutionises healthcare delivery in aged care

10 August, 2021 by Jane Allman

An innovative collaboration is set to give aged-care providers the tools they need to optimise healthcare delivery and outcomes in the aged-care setting.

A palliative care digital dashboard for the aged-care sector

26 April, 2021 by Dr Priyanka Vandersman and Professor Jennifer Tieman

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.

Leading the way to better end-of-life care

22 April, 2021 by Jane Allman

April and Rebecca worked to find a way to capture the essence of a person and use that to inform health and legal decisions. This led the pair to establish ExSitu.

Managing medication in aged care

19 February, 2021 by Amy Sarcevic

These days, pharmaceuticals and aged care tend to go hand in hand, but with 95% of aged-care residents living with a medication-induced problem, the relationship is far from harmonious.

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