Village space revamp for dementia patients

22 February, 2024

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

Duress safety solutions

12 February, 2024 | Supplied by: Paragoncare Ltd

Available from ParagonCare Group, Duress safety solutions are designed to help staff who need support from a real-time secure location system.

New $40 million aged care facility in Melbourne

06 December, 2023

Aged care provider mecwacare has launched a new facility, Simon Price Centre, in Melbourne, with a capacity for 100 residents.

NARI Director to step down

01 December, 2023

The National Ageing Research Institute Director Professor Briony Dow will be stepping down from her role in May 2024.

New report provides insights into complaints about aged care

01 December, 2023

Aged Care Quality and Safety Commissioner Janet Anderson has emphasised the importance of good complaints handling following the release of a report on complaints about aged care services.

ParagonCare expands portfolio with Duress safety tech

23 November, 2023 | Supplied by: Paragoncare Ltd

ParagonCare is now the authorised distributor for Duress Pty Ltd, an Australian tech company whose products are designed to enhance safety and security.

Former aged care peak body head to lead North Qld PHN

10 November, 2023

The Northern Queensland Primary Health Network Board has appointed former aged care peak body head Sean Rooney as the Chief Executive Officer.

Qld seniors project bags UDIA award

10 November, 2023

A lifestyle community for over-50s located on the Sunshine Coast has been awarded for Excellence in Seniors Living at the 2023 UDIA Queensland awards.

Need for greater data standards across aged care sector

09 November, 2023

A new project from the Digital Health Cooperative Research Centre, CSIRO and the University of Queensland is aiming to standardise the management of data within residential aged care.

Nature-inspired redevelopment that also tackles malnutrition

09 November, 2023

Lutheran Services has completed the first stage of a major $7.8 million transformation at its Sunshine Coast aged care home.

National challenge invites design ideas for aged care homes

20 October, 2023

A design ideas competition is challenging architects and interior designers to come up with innovative ideas that reimaging the future of aged care homes.

genU announces Lara retirement village redevelopment

20 October, 2023

Aged care and disability support services provider genU has announced major redevelopment plans for the St Laurence Park retirement village in Lara, Victoria.

SA aged care, health and education hub officially opens

27 September, 2023

ACH Group's $40 million aged care, health and education hub, Healthia, officially opened on 20 September, featuring a residential care home and GP, nursing, and an allied health clinic.

Transportable care villa for people with dementia, carers

22 September, 2023

The Heathcote Dementia Alliance, a small voluntary community group in rural Victoria, has created a transportable and fit-for-purpose Care Villa for people with dementia and their carers.

Aged care projects recognised at Good Design Awards

15 September, 2023

Winners of the 2023 Good Design Awards have been announced, with projects and solutions aimed at the aged care industry being recognised for design excellence.

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