The following articles have the tag Aged care
Only 1.3 per cent of residents are in facilities with ‘best practice’ staffing.
Challenger shares five facts that might surprise you when it comes to aged care planning. ...
Seniors want adaptable housing and neighbourhoods that help them as they age.
Sean Rooney reveals how aged care residents really feel about lockdown and social distancing.
How Apia can help you remain safe and connected during these difficult times.
App designed to help combat the communication breakdowns caused by COVID-19.
A guide that makes navigating the age care maze with elderly parents a heap easier.
Esha Oberoi, the founder of Afea Care Services, shares the ways by which we can ...
Government determined to stop older Australians ‘falling through the cracks’
This retirement village group is doing great things to help residents through a tough time.
Advocate Peter Leith is not one to mince words. Today, he puts the focus on ...
The government limits sales of painkillers as moves to protect the elderly are labelled ‘lazy, ...
Most at risk of ridicule are LGBTQ people in aged care facilities.
The aged care royal commission is uncovering widespread and disturbing problems in residential and at ...
The Pharmaceutical Society of Australia believes our most vulnerable are being put at risk.
Labor puts aged care reform and workplace retraining at top of policy rollout for older ...
The federal government’s My Aged Care service is failing older Australians.
Major aged care provider lobbies government for review of means-tested fees.
Older Australians are often unable to access the necessary support to stay at home.
PAT helps over-60s detect minor health issues before they evolve into something worse.
YourLifeChoices keeps you up to date with government changes that could affect your retirement.
A growing demand for pet-friendly aged care is backed by scientific evidence about the health ...
PM says he will deal with these issues as you would if you were standing ...
Research shows that most people want to age at home. Industry expert Peter Scutt explains ...
New software could reduce emergency hospitalisations and allow time for end-of life-plans.
Royal Commission finds the aged care system fails to meet the needs of our older ...
‘There is no question that our aged care system requires urgent attention,’ says CHF chief.
New research delivers alarming findings on Australian aged care standards.
Barbara’s mother has been living in a nursing home for six months and is worried ...
Inquiry told 16,000 Australians – 44 per day – died while waiting for a home-care ...
Program could prevent stressful, often unnecessary, hospital admissions for aged care patients.
As people live longer, more will end up in aged care.
George’s mum is moving into aged care and he wants to know what happens to ...
The woman who worked tirelessly to keep older Australians in their homes.
What you should know before speaking with your financial adviser about aged care.
Aged care provider apologises but ACCC takes it to court.
Consider yourself lucky to be here? Make that ‘very very lucky’.
More funds aimed to make a dent in at-home aged-care wait lists
The Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety focuses on aged care in the ...
The services and care that you say are pivotal to lifting the sector’s image.
High home-care costs, poor staff training and a lack of transparency identified.
The learning never stops – for young and old.
Around 70 per cent of Australians leave no instructions regarding end-of-life decisions.
Govt announces $662m aged care boost on the eve of the royal commission.
YourLifeChoices keeps you up to date with retirement and income changes.
Probable consequences on aged-care costs and pensions explained.
Government proposes spending up big on aged care services.
Almost half of older Aussies should prepare for a disability late in life: statistics.
After years of business as usual, the for-profit aged-care sector is increasingly being targeted ...
Live at home independently for longer by making technology work for you.
Older Australians would rather rely on themselves than aged care.
Take part in our Friday Flash Poll and help us solve the aged care mystery.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison has announced a royal commission into aged care.
For the first time in two decades, laws to improve the welfare of seniors are ...
Reports of children cheating their elderly parents out of money prompts extra funds.
It’s tempting to ignore the costs, but do so at your peril.
For-profit aged care providers taking advantage of $2.17b in taxpayer funded subsidies.
Psychologist Emmanuella Murray explains the key to the conversation of care.
Task of making sure aged care places are located where they are needed begins.
Residential makeovers prioritise the mental health of elderly Australians.
Government aims to keep older Australians connected to their communities.
Aged care requires urgent funding support in the 2018–19 Federal Budget.
Simulator to give drivers precious practice time off-road.
How to start the difficult conversation about preparing for death.
Report highlights how private aged care companies make more money than charities.
Aged care companies are accused of dumping residents in emergency departments.
The Japanese Government fears a shortfall of carers will leave elderly unattended.
Couple in their 80s seek advice on how to cover costs.
High-risk group is not getting the support required.
Report slams a culture of secrecy where process was ignored.
FoI statistics reveal more elderly are assaulted in coastal aged-care facilities.
Federal and state attorneys agree to work together to prevent neglect.
Study finds aged care facilities cutting fresh food for supplements.
Carers Australia calls for subsidy increase for respite care in aged care facilities.
Longer-lived Australians sacrificing quality of life by refusing to quit home
Older Australian women are most at risk of frailty, according to new research.
Government told to budget for higher charges to pensioners in aged care facilities.
Survey reveals that more older Australians are choosing to live in retirement villages.
Inquiry could stall reform of residential aged care, warns industry body.
Over 50,000 older Australians are awaiting a home care package.
Move to provide strong local voices for individuals in need.
The rapidly changing world of technology is helping older people stay in their homes longer.
Aged care facilities face spot checks after ‘appalling’ abuse revealed at one home.
Aged care workers believe they are unable to provide the level of care residents deserve.
Retirement village operators are coming under closer scrutiny.
Cottages made for high-care seniors who want to be near family.
A record-breaking 105,000 flu cases have been confirmed nationally.
Older Australians want to stay at home but face a confusing array of options.
This handy list of must-know terms will help you to navigate arranging aged care.
Politicians will work together to solve the retirement village scandal.
If your children can’t spare time, technology may come to your rescue.
Aged care support site makes it easier to transfer consent online.
It’s never too early to find out about what aged care services and support are ...
Many people approaching the end of life miss out on quality end-of-life care.
Elderly feel like they don’t want to impose on society, says leading professor.
It’s never too early to find out about the aged care services and support that ...
Tess has lived in Canberra for 57 years and after her husband Robert died, she ...
The Government has given a boost to services for older Australians, but is it enough?
No longer able to live at home, Myra moved to residential aged care and it’s ...
When Mary was diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease, the only way she could remain at home ...
At 91 and 94 respectively, it’s not surprising that Diane and Ignatius need a little ...
Federal Government determined to ensure Oakden issues are not repeated.
Ageing is going to be a lot different in the future of smart devices.
University of Wollongong report suggests structural changes to funding model.
Older Australians now have more choice in how home care packages are delivered.
COTA has launched a petition to change discriminatory mental health policy.
Case studies in June’s example compare cost of home vs residential care.
What do you do if something is amiss with your aged care services?
The Sandwich Generation seeking help to manage care for older parents.
Sexual intimacy in aged care is a basic human right that’s currently being neglected.
Noleen Hausler faced legal action simply for trying to protect her father.
A better understanding of the cost of aged care can’t come soon enough.
Katharine Betts examines if an ageing population is such a bad thing.
Aged care needs to be more accessible for those who need help.
In-home care packages being eroded due to management fees.
Here are 10 ways to reduce your financial concerns in retirement.
So, what does the 2015/16 Federal Budget mean for you?
The retirement living sector is to be reviewed.
At Christmas time the ageing of parents often shocks adult children.
What to expect and how to prepare for an aged care assessment.
These five tips are essential to help carers best look after themselves and their charges.
Maurice Patane outlines some of the aged care funding options available.
Kate Swanton, shares her top five tips to help make taking your medications at home ...
How can you better manage your hospital care?
The enormous benefits of using reminiscence therapy to preserve memories.
Discover exactly which budget items will take effect today.
Morrie knows his mother needs more care to help her remain at home as she ...
Aged care is an issue for all generations, not just the aged.
80 per cent of dementia patients living in aged care are restrained with psychotropic drugs.
Medication management is critical for older Australians.
Could smart home technology help you remain independent for longer?
These tips from Feros Care should help you choose the right aged care facility.
These top five websites will help you to understand and care for your parents.
Most people think that aged care is just about old people in nursing homes.
Consumer Directed Care (CDC) is a welcome change to community aged care
Feros Care’s Jo Cook shares her top 10 tips on how carers can look after ...
Marion is considering having her parents come to live with her.
This case study provided by NICRAC may help you calculate aged care fees.
“If I ever get like that, just shoot me”, my father used to say to ...
Brendon Marnies answers some of the many questions raised when considering aged care options
How did Jean cope with the difficult decisions he had to make about Lionel’s care?
Older Australians and carers will have more of a say in which services they receive
Do you actually know what technology is involved in a smart home?
The NBN helps provide health technology which makes managing chronic conditions easier
These five easy ways you can ensure your meals will keep you bouncing with health ...
Thinking of moving to a care facility? Perhaps you should consider a move overseas.
An Associate Degree in Dementia Aged Care could formalise your qualifications
How do you know when it’s time to change aged care services?
Aged care can be confusing – find out what’s right for you
Elderly parents in China can sue their kids for not visiting often enough
Is Merryle entitled to have her aged care bond returned should she choose to leave ...
Find out how this technology can help you or your parents remain at home for ...
Aged care facilities can now take an extra 1 per cent of a resident’s pension.
Aged care is set to experience the biggest reform in over a decade.
World Elder Abuse Awareness Day is this Friday 15 June.
A lot of aged care terminology that can confuse rather than inform.
Julia Gillard today announced major reforms on aged care.
Dementia is scary. There is no cure, it can manifest in different ways, it ...
Alzheimer’s Australia has released a report stating that the Australian aged care system is ...
Most Australian wish to be remain in their own home as they age and ...
The Productivity Commission has been asked to review the quality of aged care currently ...
The future of our ageing population has long been a concern to the Australian ...
While people may hear about Australia’s ageing population and the drain it will be ...
There’s no secret to the fact that Australia is facing a shortage of affordable ...
With the Productivity Commission due to deliver its final report into redesigning Australia's aged care system next month, it will be interesting to see just how far the $55.4 billion committed over the next four years will go. Under National Health Reforms a nationally consistent aged ...
Many assisted living technologies are coming on to the market in the US and are readily available to aid caregivers and those wishing to age-in-place. Whilst this technology is readily available in the US, it’s only a matter of time before these top three gadgets ...
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