The national Reducing Use of Sedatives (RedUSe) intervention program has seen reductions in the proportion of aged care residents prescribed antipsychotics and benzodiazepines.Read more >
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A pilot program for aged care residents experiencing non-life threatening, acute health issues has resulted in a dramatic decrease in hospital emergency department presentations.Read more >
A university designed app is helping aged care workers identify signs of pain in people with moderate to severe dementia.Read more >
A university study has revealed that aged care residents with complex medication regimes are more likely to require hospitalisation than their fellow residents.Read more >
The Head of Health, Law and Ageing Research at Monash University has encouraged the residential aged care sector to have an open conversation about the use of physical restraints.Read more >
People with dementia who live in the community are sought for a study involving telepresence robots.Read more >
A recent study by the Productivity Commission has found that care recipients have a low awareness around the current aged care reforms.Read more >