February 26, 2017

Residential home opening later this year being dubbed the most technologically advanced in the world

Thanks to the spike in fertility rates in the post-war years, the number of old people in Australia is about to explode. The baby-boomers are racing towards ‘old age’.


February 20, 2017

The Department of Health is seeking applications from eligible organisations to deliver the National Aged Care Advocacy Program from 1 July this year.

It is funding up to $25.7 million from 1 July 2017 to 30 June 2020 for the program, which could either be delivered by...

February 19, 2017

Far from being a dirty word – too sales focused and money-fuelled – marketing, says Sara Berry, is how not-for-profits will survive in the new competitive, consumer-focused landscape.

‘Not for Profits will need to adapt to the changing funding environment and the new wo...

February 19, 2017

Samsung’s regional forum for Southeast Asia and Oceania is a preview of what is coming in 2017. Amazing new QLED TVs, Dolby Atmos sound bars and systems, robotic vacuum cleaners, dual washing machines, home appliances, and more will come to Australia in the ensuing mon...

February 19, 2017

Recent Salvation Army Aged Care Plus figures show significant improvements in quality of life for residents living with dementia under a new care model.

The Salvation Army Aged Care Plus’ revolutionary dementia care model, now known as Making Moments Matter (formerly De...

February 19, 2017

A new range of Sequential mixers from Enware Australia is helping healthcare and aged care facilities reduce energy costs as well as the risk of legionella.

Developed for the health and aged care market, Enware LEVA Sequential mixers are designed for ensuite shower...

February 19, 2017

Most people wouldn't be too worried about having a retirement village next door, after all nursing homes tend to attract a type of neighbour unlikely to be the instigator of raging parties or burnouts.

But a unique proposal in the municipality of Glen Eira has many resi...

February 17, 2017

THE rollout of the National Disability Insurance Scheme is sure to make a difference in the lives of thousands of residents on the Fraser Coast.

But 83-year-old River Heads resident Sheila King is not going to be one of them.

Despite being confined to a wheelchair for 4-...

February 17, 2017

he community has rallied behind an elderly Wagga woman who was robbed three times in one month. 

Sharon Crofts, 84, had her Turvey Park home broken into twice in a single week while she slept. 

During the third invasion late last week, a juvenile criminal climbed through...

February 16, 2017

Aged care workers will soon be able to play a video game on their computer, tablet or smart phone to improve knowledge and skills in safety and minimise risk in the workplace.

The app, Safe Environments, is a competency-based serious game that has been designed to meet...

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