July 27, 2016

Industry consultants are predicting intense competition between providers in home care with a range of new players seeking to enter the government-subsidised market.

Private providers, brokerage agencies and allied health services are among those applying for approval f...

July 27, 2016

Imagine living in a house with built-in technology that reminds you to take your medication or to buy toothpaste when the tube is running low.

Perhaps it could even scan your body for a thermal reading to see if you really are sick enough to warrant a doctor’s visit. Or...

Dr Henry Cutler analyses the potential implications of the Aged Care Roadmap proposals and identifies some key gaps such as the impact of the NDIS and the need for a robust quality performance framework.

Recent aged care reforms have monumentally impacted residential ca...

MercyCare has announced a major expansion, with the Catholic not-for-profit provider buying a portfolio of residential aged care properties from Belrose Care.

The acquisition, which was brokered by Azure Capital, covers four Belrose sites at Joondalup, Kelmscott, Maddin...

July 27, 2016

Industry consultants are predicting intense competition between providers in home care with a range of new players seeking to enter the government-subsidised market.

Private providers, brokerage agencies and allied health services are among those applying for approval f...

July 26, 2016

The Aged Care Roadmap sets out the market-based and consumer-driven aged care system of the future, but the path is not clear and the destination may change, leaving providers with potholes to avoid, says an aged care executive.

Christadelphian Aged Care CEO Ross Peden...

Pioneering providers, researchers and advisors will come together at AAA’s Active Ageing Conference next week to share the latest evidence and practice on wellness, reablement and restorative care in aged care.

With the government’s first restorative care pack...

July 23, 2016

As it turns out, Singapore may have the solution to housing Australia’s rapidly ageing population. But whether Australians go for it is another question entirely.

Speaking at an architecture forum Design Speaks: Housing Futures on Friday, architect Stephen Pimbley​ said...

July 21, 2016

Home is where the heart is? That certainly wasn’t the case in the article in the Herald Sun I read this week about a 91-year-old husband and his 83-year-old wife fighting it out in the Federal Circuit Court.

The full story

‘The pensioners married 62 years ago, four...

July 20, 2016

A new strain of gastroenteritis could be responsible for an outbreak affecting more than 3,000 people across New South Wales, health authorities have said.

There has been a sharp increase in the number of people presenting at emergency departments with symptoms of the v...

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