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Why Your Aged Care Should Be All About You

Why Your Aged Care Should Be All About You

Have you heard the term, “person centred care”? It’s a term often used when talking about aged care, but what does it really mean? What is Person Centred Care? In short, person centred care puts the emphasis on the person receiving care. One way of understanding what...
Carer Burden: Australian Ageing Agenda

Carer Burden: Australian Ageing Agenda

By Australian Ageing Agenda on November 14, 2013 in Consumers, Social issues There are now 2.7 million unpaid carers in Australia, which means that about one in nine Australians, or 11.9 per cent of the population, has an unpaid caring...

Aged care residents : study

A troubling story by Naomi Selvaratnam : World News Australia Radio A major study of aged care residents has found more than half have symptoms of depression. The study, using information gathered in aged care facilities across the country, shows the rates...