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Events

Dementia Australia Community Information Session

The Hills Positive Ageing Project and Dementia Australia would like to support Adelaide Hills communities to discuss and plan community-led initiatives that address the needs of local people living with dementia and their families.

We would encourage anyone who has an interest, including people living with dementia and their care partners to join us.

SA
News

Rapid COVID-19 testing trial in aged care

An aged care facility in Melbourne is trialling a faster method of COVID-19 testing to see if it provides better protection for their residents by quickly identifying an active coronavirus infection on people visiting the facility.

VIC
News

COVID-19 outbreaks in Australian residential aged care facilities

COVID-19 outbreaks in Australian residential aged care facilities.

National snapshot: As of 8:00am on 16 July 2021 there are 13 active cases of COVID-19 related to aged care.

NSW
VIC
Events

Disability, Ageing and Lifestyle Expo

Catalyst Foundation

The theme of the Disability, Ageing and Lifestyle Expo is #MyLifeChoices - as a way to empower consumers to choose how they want to live their lives. If your organisation provides products or services in the areas of disability, aged care, retirement, education, employment, technology, health and wellbeing and leisure then this Expo is your opportunity to be in front of thousands of South Australian consumers.

14 Oct 2021
Wayville Pavilion, ​Adelaide Showground
SA
News

This new refuge in Melbourne is providing much-needed support to older homeless women

Providing women aged over 50 a safe haven and access to services helping them rebuild their lives, The Gardenhouse is believed to be the first facility of its kind in Australia.

VIC
National
News

Support for mandatory vaccination of residential aged care workers

The Morrison Government is helping aged care workers get vaccinated as part of an $11 million grant program.

Applications are now open for aged care providers to apply for the funding following recommendations mandatory vaccinations be introduced.

The program was established in recognition of the individual circumstances of aged care workers now subject to the new requirement.

National
Events

Aged Care Catering Summit Brisbane

Food & Hospitality Queensland

The Aged Care Catering Summit in Brisbane is an industry event that will provide expert advice on consumers trends, menu designs, kitchen technology, and more.

This summit will also cover topics like nutrition, innovation, dysphagia, and consumer dignity and choice.

02 Aug 2021
Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre
QLD
Events

National Dementia & Aged Care Reform Conference

Informa Connect

The 12th annual National Dementia & Aged Care Reform Conference will be held face to face this year with the event covering critical changes in the aged care sector, including debriefs on the Final Report from the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety and the 2021-22 Federal Budget.

07 Sep 2021 - 09 Sep 2021
Crown Melbourne
VIC
News

What is Living Longer Living Stronger?

Living Longer Living Stronger is an exciting and affordable exercise program to help older people improve their physical strength and fitness. It is a progressive training program designed to improve strength, balance, coordination and endurance.

NSW
News

Aged care residents will have increased access to their doctor through GP incentive

Older Australians in residential aged care will have better access to General Practitioners (GPs) thanks to a recent investment of $42.8 million to improve their face-to-face contact with health professionals.

National