The latest news for aged care professionals.
01 Apr 2013
More and more of our older community members will have chronic conditions, and need services that will assist them to manage and live well with these conditions at home, writes Benetas CEO Sandra Hills.
01 Feb 2013
The key for aged care sector stakeholders is identifying, executing and exploiting efficiency dividends, or in layman’s terms doing more with less writes Heath Shonhan, the National Head of Aged Care at Brisbane-based Bentleys Chartered Accountants.
Australia’s elderly need enduring, funded, well-resourced, community care strategies, if they’re going to realise the dream of living longer living better. The CEO of the Benevolent Society in NSW, Anne Hollonds tells David Hutchins ensuring adequate aged care community care is vital.
09 Oct 2012
Adequate government subsidisation is as critical and as urgent as the entire aged care reform process. Without it the system remains unsustainable. The situation demands an urgent and independent cost of care study, writes Aged and Community Services Australia CEO Adj. Professor John G Kelly AM
03 Jul 2012
Care Connect, a major community care provider, has found developing a case management model useful in handling the challenging issue of elder abuse, writes Chief Executive Officer Paul Ostrowski.
01 Jun 2012
More efficient and safe medication management has been achieved at Sydney’s Montefiore Home with the organisation harnessing the power of point of care blood monitoring devices, writes Transitional Nurse Practitioner Steve Wiblin.
01 May 2012
The consensus is that the Labor Government has heeded comprehensive industry input into aged care reform with its $3.7 billion Living longer, living better overhaul of the sector, writes David Hutchins.
01 Mar 2012
Professor Ian Hickie,AM MD FRANZCP FASSA,an academic psychiatrist, NHMRC Australian Research Fellow, and Executive Director of the Brain & Mind Research Institute at the University of Sydney, suggests the last 30 years of mental...
01 Oct 2011
H&A invited industry leaders, Braemar Presbyterian Care Western Australia CEO Glenn Muskett, BUPA Care Australia HR Director Kate Sellick, and TLC Aged Care CEO Ingrid Williams, to comment about their human resource situations and the solutions their organisations have deployed.
A significant workforce shortage exists and it is affecting the quality of care that can be delivered, writes ANF Federal Secretary Lee Thomas.
Acute care hospitals must urgently develop better responses for dementia patients that incorporate better diagnosis, more appropriate treatments and improved patient management as well as more aware and capable staff, says one carer.
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