'Embedded' pharmacists could help shape aged care systems: study

02 November, 2023

Monash University has conducted research into the impact of 'embedding' pharmacists onsite at residential aged care facilities.

Voluntary assisted dying is finally being considered in the ACT. How would it differ from state laws?

02 November, 2023

The first Australian Capital Territory voluntary assisted dying bill in more than 25 years was tabled in parliament yesterday.

Galvin Bathroom Solutions

01 November, 2023 | Supplied by: Galvin Engineering Pty Ltd

Galvin's simple and smart bathroom solutions for safety and water and temperature monitoring have been developed with comfort, care and convenience in mind.

Warrnambool local recognised for Parkinson's support work

17 October, 2023

Warrnambool local Andrew Suggett OAM has won the Victorian Senior of the Year award for his efforts in leading the local Parkinson's Support Group since 2009.

HammondCare opens regional headquarters in Lismore

29 September, 2023

HammondCare has opened new home care regional headquarters in Lismore to support older members of the community as Lismore continues to rebuild.

Lifestyle factors in 60s linked to aged care admissions

01 September, 2023

Those over 60 with the unhealthiest lifestyles were more likely to require admission to aged care than their peers with the healthiest lifestyles, according to a new study.

Palliative care support for rural communities

24 August, 2023

A new research project is exploring ways to support rural people in palliative care to have important conversations, find key supports and live better for longer.

RFBI launches new service to provide telehealth access to residents

18 August, 2023

Royal Freemasons' Benevolent Institution (RFBI) is launching a new service to support its residents to have better access to health professionals and reduced hospital visits.

Stroke bootcamp outcomes better than standard treatments: study

11 August, 2023

The University of South Australia's innovative take on the stereotypical idea of bootcamp is delivering great results for people recovering from stroke.

New home care centre to assist providers with recruitment

04 August, 2023

Settlement Services International has opened the Home Care Experience Centre to provide support with alleviating skills shortages and high turnover rates in the care sector.

SSG (Static Systems Group) Acelo nurse call system

01 August, 2023 | Supplied by: Sentiolux PTY LTD

The SSG (Static Systems Group) Acelo 'plug and play' nurse call system is designed to connect people through versatile, scalable and interoperable communication technology.

Silverchain, Sheba team up to boost digital innovation in home care

28 July, 2023

Silverchain and Israel's first virtual hospital, Sheba Beyond, have joined forces to leverage digital technologies to deliver complex care services.

Study highlights the role of managers in minimising physical restraint use

28 July, 2023

Supportive managers can empower frontline staff and play a vital role in minimising the use of physical restraints on care home residents without increasing the risk of falls, a new Cochrane review suggests.

Two friends inspire staff, care residents to learn Auslan

28 July, 2023

Two deaf residents at Peninsula Villages have inspired staff and other residents to learn Auslan, the Australian sign language, through regular language classes hosted at the aged care village.

Input sought on RACF medication management projects

28 July, 2023

The Consumers Health Forum of Australia is seeking consumers who are interested in informing the direction of two projects aimed at improving medication use in RACFs.

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