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.
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.
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.
Disability, Ageing and Lifestyle Expo
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.
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.
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.
Aged Care Catering Summit Brisbane
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.
National Dementia & Aged Care Reform Conference
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.
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.
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.