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Pages for Wisdom Connects Aged Care Residents with Writers

A new Australian initiative is keeping aged care residents in touch with community - and hot new writing - during COVID restrictions. Since September Pages...

Royal Commission Resumes with Oral Health in Aged Care

Oral health in aged care will be one of three topics in the first hearing of the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety...

Aged Care CEO Receives Business Award for Approach to Care

Margaret Williams knows that running a successful aged care residence means balancing financial security and quality of care. The CEO of Medea Park Residential Care...

Aged Care Visitor Access Code

An Industry Code for Visiting Residential Aged Care Homes during COVID-19 has been released by aged care peak bodies and consumer advocacy organisations. The Code...

Easier Access to Personal Monitoring Technology

The Federal Government is making it easier for Senior Australians in self isolation to access personal monitoring technology. The push-button or automated monitoring systems alert...

Three Ways To Connect with Seniors in Social Isolation

It was only last year that health professionals were encouraging us all to get out and be social. Now, social isolation is keeping seniors safe,...

Six Ideas for Enjoying Social Isolation

If you're in social isolation, you're not alone. Let's face it: things have changed for a while. Hand sanitiser (ahem, ‘sanny’) is now part of...

Pet Friendly Home Care Exists: Here’s How It Works

The research is clear: having pets is good for you. That’s true whether you’re 30, or one of the 50 per cent of Australians aged...

Take Your Pet With You to Aged Care or Retirement

A man and his dog moved to Lyndoch Living in Warnambool in time for an interesting Christmas present last year. One resident’s pair of budgies...

New Research Mainlining Intergenerational Care

A new study by Griffith University is paving the way for widespread industry adoption of intergenerational care in Australia. The study’s two-year Intergenerational Care Project...