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New findings released by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare have explored how geographical variation impacts the care people living with dementia can access and receive.
GPs treating aged care patients will receive additional incentives and funding as of next year, but there are concerns within the GP community that more than the extra payments are needed.
As COVID-19 returns to the headlines ahead of the holiday season, important decisions surrounding vaccinations and masks are being made to reduce its impact. This is your snapshot of the latest news and information for aged care.
Early adopters of the on-site aged care pharmacist model are achieving impactful outcomes to better support residents in their medication management with new research highlighting how the initiative can deliver system-level success as well.
Work health and safety amendments legislating an employer’s responsibility to eliminate or reduce workplace psychosocial risks have been in effect since April with Mental Health Month the perfect time to address your responsibilities.
A predominant concern expressed by providers revolves around QOL and QCE surveys being perplexing for aged care residents. Despite a leaning toward digital surveying, the surveys’ paper-based design conflicts with web usability.
For Mental Health Month, hello leaders spoke to LiveBig CEO Juliet Middleton to learn more about the simple self-care processes employees and leaders can benefit from.
We all have an ‘off’ day every now and then, but for overworked managers, the problem is much more serious and can present in a range of physical, emotional and behavioural signs and symptoms.
A higher intake of dairy among older adults is associated with a reduced risk of fractures and falls. Consequently, this dietary shift could lead to substantial savings in healthcare costs.
Musculoskeletal conditions are the leading contributor to persistent pain in adults, with roughly one in three Australians impacted, with experts calling on employers to help prevent workspace-related injuries.
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