April 29, 2017

In China, the world's leader in robot production, machines have already begun providing the elderly with care and helping raise children at daycare centres.

While it has become common to see robots on factory assembly lines, in China the machines have already begun prov...

April 28, 2017

Residents of retirement villages have called for clarity on who pays for maintenance of air conditioning units, water heaters and other fixtures in their homes.

Allan Wright, chairman of the residents committee at the Bellerive Retirement Village in Lyons, said the curr...

April 28, 2017

The Department of Health has release a second learning video in the series for ACFI. This video covers Complex Health Care category as well as explains that the DR and DNA codes on the statements mean.

Read more at https://www.humanservices.gov.au/health-professionals/n...

April 28, 2017

The Department of Health is encouraging residential Aged Care Providers to register now to participate in this year's Aged Care National Antimicrobial Prescribing Survey (acNAPS).

The acNAPS aims to:

  • reduce harm to aged care residents by preventing infections through...

April 28, 2017

More and more State and Local Governments are struggling with or divesting themselves from providing direct care services. Governments should step in when services are not being adequately provided. Governments are better at ensuring third party providers are following...

April 27, 2017

Remember the days of excessive mobile phone bills? For most of us those days are gone, as we ‘bundle’ our phone and data service. Home care pricing will likely follow a user-demand model, adjusting as providers and customers settle into the world of consumer directed c...

April 27, 2017

Residential Aged Care is continuing to change, residents are increasingly setting older and frailer. With the changing demographic of residents, the funding instrument needs to change to keep up.  The proposals are to change ACFI from an Additive design where you add t...

April 26, 2017

The young man was breathless, distressed and in pain when he presented at the emergency department of Royal Prince Alfred Hospital.

He had been in treatment for bone cancer and though his condition had not significantly improved, he expected it would soon turn around wi...

April 26, 2017

The Turnbull government is forging ahead with reforms to GP care despite fears its policy is rushed and underfunded.

The government is set to announce 200 trial sites for Health Care Homes – described by Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull as one of the biggest health syste...

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