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Aged care funds raised on the golf course

By on Friday, December 19, 2014

Aged care representatives from around Victoria gathered at Greenacres Golf Club on a sunny November afternoon to raise funds for their host, a not-for-profit aged care organisation with over 650 residents across seven facilities.

The provider, Catholic Homes, hosted its fourth Charity Golf Day on November 21 in the presence of golf industry professionals from the House of Golf Malvern, Carl and Justin, who were more than happy to share their tips and tricks with the competitors.

Victorian provider gets behind video game technology to enhance life for dementia residents

By on Thursday, December 18, 2014

Melbourne aged care provider Lifeview has recently partnered with Alzheimer’s Australia Victoria to support their Virtual Forest Project, a sensory therapy application that uses video game technology to improve the quality of life for people with dementia.

Alzheimer’s Australia Victoria originally joined with Opaque Multimedia to head the project, which has become the first serious application of advanced gaming program Unreal Engine 4 in Australia.

Queensland provider ahead of the curve on consumer directed care

By on Monday, December 8, 2014

The Federal Government’s new model of consumer directed care (CDC) has been scheduled to take effect from July next year, but one Queensland provider is ahead of the curve.

Combining high-end retirement living with the best features of an aged care facility, Tall Trees pioneered their own version of CDC ten years ago, long before the Government even started the conversation.

Federal Government delivers biggest round of aged care beds in seven years

By on Friday, December 5, 2014

The aged care industry scored a big win today with the Government’s delivery of more than 17,500 aged care places across the country.

The allocation marks the conclusion of the Aged Care Approvals Round (ACAR) for 2014, a funding initiative designed to meet the demand for residential and home and community care Australia-wide.

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