Finding the right balance between providing quality aged care and minimising costs is hard. Especially now, amidst what is arguably the most turbulent decade in the history of the Australian aged care sector. As we head towards post-COVID times we will start to leave behind one type of uncertainty to be faced with another, more
Recently, the Medical Journal of Australia released research into the ongoing status of premature deaths in nursing homes. The study covered insights into deaths that were reported between the years of 2000 and 2013 and was determined to have resulted from external causes. Of the 21672 deaths of nursing home residents reported in total, over
People with mobility issues, seniors with poor eyesight and those with conditions like Alzheimer’s and Dementia need a high level of constant care and support. For these people, getting out of bed at night, or moving around a room during the day, can be a complicated process with a high risk of falls and injury.