An Aged Care Financing Authority (ACFA) report has revealed that 72 per cent of community care providers experienced a net profit in 2014-15, up by 6 per cent on the previous year.Read more >
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A CSIRO study has found that telehealth has the potential to save $3 billion annually, with study participants experiencing a 36 per cent decrease in hospital admissions throughout the 12 month trial.Read more >
Telstra Health is pleased to announce that our Medication Management app, MedMobile, has won the Excellence in Mobility and Devices award at the Microsoft Australia Partner Awards (MAPA).Read more >
Telstra Health’s electronic medication management app MedMobile was a finalist at the National iAwards, after being awarded Mobility Innovation of the Year at the Victorian iAwards in July.Read more >
Leading software companies are increasingly turning to user experience experts to ensure their products are enjoyable and easy to use. To better understand the importance of user experience, we look back at a 2015 interview with Telstra Health – Aged, Disability & Community Care’s User Experience (UX) Manager, Matthew Sarah, where he explains why UX matters and how it benefits users.
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A university study has found that rates of psychological services in residential aged care are low, despite higher rates of anxiety and depression in older Australians.Read more >
The new government Regional Aged Care Profiles tool has been designed to provide information on government funded aged care places and recipients across Australia.Read more >
Alzheimer’s Australia has launched the Community Café Toolkit app to assist aged and community care organisations to set up social groups for people with dementia.Read more >
Under floor sensors are being trialled in residential aged care facilities to help decrease the incidence of falls.Read more >
The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is predicted to create 1000 new jobs in western New South Wales, with similar growth expected at launch sites nationally.Read more >