Proactive support for 'optimal' ageing

20 November, 2023 | Supplied by: Monash University

A Monash University-based centre that will help to support Australia's ageing population has been launched.

Duracell Procell Intense Lithium Coins

01 November, 2023 | Supplied by: Duracell Australia Pty Ltd

The Procell Intense Lithium Coins are designed to deliver high performance in professional devices with the potential of up to 50% improved performance.

Can sensors, robots help older adults stay at home longer?

26 October, 2023

A new project will survey older Australians, carers and health professionals about the use of technology that can support the increasing preference to age at home.

Project to improve oral health in RACFs

06 October, 2023

ACU health researchers will develop an app-based protocol to improve oral health of residential aged care residents, with a grant from Aged Care Research & Industry Innovation Australia.

Silverchain partners with Datos for virtual home care solution

29 September, 2023

In-home care provider Silverchain has partnered with Datos Health for a patient care app and remote monitoring platform as part of Silverchain's delivery of virtual care in the home.

Music app for dementia patients bags funding

14 September, 2023

The MATCH music-based tool aims to unlock the therapeutic potential of music for people living with dementia, detecting and responding to early signs of agitation behaviours.

Baptcare appoints Superloop for network infrastructure upgrade

24 August, 2023

Australian connectivity service Superloop has been awarded a contract by Baptcare to deliver network, SD-WAN and VoIP services to its aged care community.

Apollo Care partners with Telstra to implement digital health solutions

18 August, 2023

Telstra Health has partnered with Apollo Care to implement four aged care digital health solutions across Australian facilities.

New app trains people with Parkinson's to improve gait

10 August, 2023

A UNSW research team alongside people with Parkinson's disease have co-designed an app to assist their walking ability and activity duration.

Cane toads play role in testing non-invasive monitoring device

06 July, 2023

The system could be developed for use in a variety of clinical situations, such as ICUs, aged-care facilities, and for people with sleep apnoea or infants with breathing concerns.

Free cognitive monitoring app wins major award

30 June, 2023

BrainTrack, a free app that helps users privately monitor and understand changes in cognition over time, has won a major award at the ACT iAwards ceremony.

Funding for digital stories in aged care project

08 June, 2023

The life stories and preferences of people living with dementia in aged care facilities will be recorded as part of a project to help provide them with more personalised care and support.

MePACS personal alarms

01 June, 2023 | Supplied by: MePacs

The MePACS range includes home, mobile and watch alarms, as well as portable duress alarms for lone workers.

Arcare implements BESTMED medication management system

29 May, 2023

Arcare Aged Care has implemented the BESTMED eNRMC medication management system across its 50 residences.

An electronic charting revolution in aged care

11 May, 2023 by Gerard Stevens AM

More than 40 years ago I invented the world's first multi-dose medication management system.1 It was designed specifically for nursing homes, as they were called at the time, but its success in improving medication adherence and reducing misadventure saw it adopted in a range of settings.

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