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New training course focuses on recognising pain in dementia patients


The desire to see better pain management among people living with dementia in aged care has led to the development of a new online training course, featuring some of the latest technology.

Start-up set to start conversations at upcoming conference


The focus is turning to technology start-ups in some of the sessions and speeches scheduled for next week’s Information and Technology in Aged Care (ITAC) 2018 Conference in Adelaide from 21-22 November.

Investment shows ‘shared interest’ in supporting seniors stay at home


A new $5 million partnership between an aged care provider and technology start-up has blossomed thanks to their shared interest in helping to support seniors live the life they want to live, in their own homes, for longer.

Advocacy at the heart of new initiatives


Two new projects focusing on advocacy for older Australians are launching in Perth tomorrow in the presence of some of the sector’s biggest influencers.

Trialled technology really helps ‘Care Konnect’


A new kid on the aged care technology block is proving a success among consumers, their families and providers as a way of maintaining the ever-important social connections and interactions proven to help us age positively.

Ageing and aged care a priority for Research Future Fund


Support is flowing from the aged care industry, following the release of the second set priority areas for the 2018-20 Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF), which acknowledge the sector as an area of focus.

Ageism: alive and well among Australian employers


Despite the growing need and ability by older Australians to remain active and engaged in the nation’s workforce, a new Government survey is suggesting that ageism is still alive and well among the nation’s employers.

Remote aged care workforce welcome targeted attention


Sustaining, supporting and expanding the aged care workforce across the nation’s remote communities is the primary goal of a targeted new initiative announced by Government.

Independent Living: Technology for Healthcare at Home


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e-Modules make for more meaningful ageing


Supporting aged care workers to learn how to approach the topic of spirituality with people accessing care has been the core focus of a new online resource, released yesterday (5 November) by Meaningful Ageing Australia.

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