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Could smartphones detect frontotemporal dementia?

New research suggests that smartphone cognitive testing could detect early signs of frontotemporal dementia (FTD) in those who carry the gene.

Clinical & nursing 11 April, 2024

Why rural pharmacists are key to home-based palliative care

New research has revealed the key role that pharmacists play in supporting home-based palliative care patients.

Services 10 April, 2024

Key step uncovered in the wound healing process

Scientists from Monash University have identified a key step in the wound healing process that becomes disabled during the aging process.

Clinical & nursing 04 April, 2024

Higher levels of antibiotic resistance in aged care facilities

New research shows higher levels of antibiotic resistance are present in aged care facilities during the treatment of urinary tract infections caused by E. coli.

Infection control 26 March, 2024

The importance of R&D investment in aged care

Chronic underinvestment in research and development has reduced innovation within the aged care sector, a new report suggests.

Compliance & Governance 21 March, 2024

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Higher levels of antibiotic resistance in aged care facilities

Higher levels of antibiotic resistance in aged care facilities

New research shows higher levels of antibiotic resistance are present in aged care facilities during the treatment of urinary tract infections...

Article 26 March, 2024
Clinical & Nursing
Could smartphones detect frontotemporal dementia?

Could smartphones detect frontotemporal dementia?

New research suggests that smartphone cognitive testing could detect early signs of frontotemporal dementia (FTD) in those who carry the gene.

Article 11 April, 2024
Compliance & Governance
Extra 3.6 million minutes of direct care recorded

Extra 3.6 million minutes of direct care recorded

Data collated by the federal government reveals historic levels of care being undertaken in aged care homes.

News 12 April, 2024
Facilities
Village space revamp for dementia patients

Village space revamp for dementia patients

A village-like space has been unveiled within the Cognitive Assessment and Management (CAM) Unit at The Prince Charles Hospital in Brisbane.

Article 22 February, 2024
Technology
Using AI to predict Alzheimer's disease

Using AI to predict Alzheimer's disease

Alzheimer's disease could be predicted up to seven years before symptoms appear, according to researchers from University of California –...

Article 29 February, 2024
Services
Why rural pharmacists are key to home-based palliative care

Why rural pharmacists are key to home-based palliative care

New research has revealed the key role that pharmacists play in supporting home-based palliative care patients.

Article 10 April, 2024
Food & Wellbeing
Webinars address mental health care for older people

Webinars address mental health care for older people

Mental health disorders such as anxiety and depression have a high prevalence among older Australians, affecting at least 40% of aged care residents.

News 12 April, 2024
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