A new GP video conferencing trial within Australia is expected to enhance how facility residents engage with medical practitioners for advice.
Dementia is a disease that’s highly damaging to those afflicted, and that’s why events such as the National Dementia Research Forum are so important.
Proposed changes to the pension would be detrimental for older Australians currently relying on the funds for food, bills and other necessities.
The aged industry is expected to see a significant number of changes over the next few years, many of which will require change from aged care providers.
Age discrimination is a growing problem within Australia, and one that’s certainly going to be exacerbated by the ageing population.
A new study from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare shows that the ageing Australian population is increasing demand for services.
The new aged care payment arrangements, which have applied to facilities since July 1, have significantly changed facility operations.
Influenza represents a significant risk to the elderly within aged care facilities, and providers need to take extra precautions.
Choice will be a determining factor of success within the aged care sector over the next few years for facilities across Australia.
The DSS appointed KPMG to provide transitional business advisory services (TBAS) for aged care providers, until at least June 2015.