11.5 C
Sydney
Monday, August 15, 2022
- Advertisement -

CATEGORY

Research & Practice

New quality assessment tools giving voice to those at the centre of it all

What does quality of life look like for an older person in home or residential aged care? It’s a question we have been asking politicians, medical experts, media commentators and the wider Australian community since the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety released its shocking findings in March.

Dementia Australia welcomes transformational Federal Budget investment

Dementia Australia chair, Professor Graeme Samuel, said on behalf of the half a million people living with dementia and the 1.6 million people involved in their care he is extremely grateful for the $229.4 million allocated in the Federal Budget to dementia.

New study to shed light on surveillance cameras in aged care

A new ECU project will investigate how security cameras could be used to improve patient safety in aged care homes.

New trial aims to reduce frailty and improve mental health by connecting the aged and preschoolers

In a study published this month, University of Wollongong (UOW) researchers undertook to find out what constitutes good medical care to residential aged care facility (RACF) residents, in their eyes and in the eyes of those closely involved in its delivery.

Collaboration and continuity key to good medical support in aged care

In a study published this month, University of Wollongong (UOW) researchers undertook to find out what constitutes good medical care to residential aged care facility (RACF) residents, in their eyes and in the eyes of those closely involved in its delivery.

Dementia friendly aged care unit opens in Creswick

The Andrews Labor Government is delivering more high-quality public sector aged care services for older Victorians, with the completion of a new $3.2 million dementia friendly unit in Creswick.

New research challenges long-held theories of Alzheimer’s disease progression

Macquarie University dementia researchers have harnessed a system previously used for cancer research in a major discovery that debunks previous thinking on Alzheimer’s Disease development.

Latest news

- Advertisement -
Processing...
Thank you! Your subscription has been confirmed. You'll hear from us soon.
Email newsletter sign-up
ErrorHere