March 15, 2019

The Department of Health and Aged Care along with the University of Wollongong have release a report on a proposed new module for Residential Aged Care Funding

Read more at:  https://agedcare.health.gov.au/sites/default/files/documents/03_2019/rucs_report_5_funding_mode...

January 24, 2019

Could this be true that bacteria that causes gum disease causes Alzheimer's? A recent study of 54 people with Alzheimer's that 96% had toxins related to gum disease.  Not only that but a drug is already being tested that blocks the toxins from gum disease from affectin...

December 5, 2018

COTA and ACSA are holding a Quality in Aged Care Conference on 5 to 6 March 2019. This is a very relevant conference with the introduction of the new Single Aged Care Quality Framework and Standards to officially commence in July 2019.

Highlights from the conference are...

October 17, 2018

The terms of reference and website for the Aged Care Royal Commission have been released.

https://agedcare.royalcommission.gov.au/Pages/default.aspx

August 28, 2018

The Aged Care Financial Authority (ACFA) 2018 Report on Funding and Financing of the Aged Care Industry has just been released. 

Click on this link to read to full report into developments, issues and challenges affecting the industry, and provides a range of stati...

December 18, 2017

The National health and medical Research Council has awarded the Institute for Health and Ageing a $836,000.00 grant to implement a study into their 'Resident at the Centre of Care' training program.  45 residential aged care facilities have signed up to take part in t...

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 12, 2017

Read about the options and submit a response soon as the closing date for submissions is 21/4/2017.

Read more about this and make a submission on the governments consultation web site:  https://consultations.health.gov.au/

April 3, 2017

High-tech tools, like humanoid robots and virtual reality are transforming the lives of people living in Australian dementia care facilities.

The technology — used to engage, entertain and encourage social interaction — is bringing the residents out of their shells.

In t...

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June 16, 2020

Home Care providers need to ensure they have implemented the changes requiremented for this financial year, including but not limited to putting up th...

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