The Assistant Minister for Social Services, Senator Mitch Fifield, has announced the appointment of the Aged Care Quality Advisory Council.Read more >
Posts tagged 'ageing'
A trial program where aged care facility residents with severe dementia performed routine tasks has seen a dramatic reduction in falls and aggressive behaviour.Read more >
A free booklet will be distributed to home care providers with information for older people on how to connect with their community and ward off loneliness.Read more >
An Australian study is investigating whether technology can help older people recover from falls, strokes and brain injuries faster.Read more >
Federal Education Minister, Christopher Pyne, has unveiled a series of grants available to researchers looking to tackle dementia.Read more >
A study has found that deaths among the elderly from a common heart problem could be prevented if hospital care was replaced with home care.Read more >
Researchers at the University of Melbourne have developed a blood test that could diagnose early onset Alzheimer’s disease.Read more >
A study undertaken by Neuroscience Research Australia (NeuRA) found that the risk of falls in older people is significantly increased if they also display depressive symptoms.Read more >
According to the latest study, the world is ageing so fast that many countries are not prepared for the significant impact of the demographic changes.
While there is no single solution that can solve all the challenges that we’re facing as a country, we expect advances in technology to be the key enabler in helping to identify and meet the needs of a population that is ageing faster than ever before.Read more >