Dementia Australia is the leading national provider of dementia education. As part of the peak body’s work to educate and motivate health professionals to make positive and effective changes in their practice, Dementia Australia is inviting those working within the aged care sector to take part in a unique masterclass with internationally-known research scientist in the field of ageing – Dr Cameron Camp, Director of Research, Center for Applied Research in Dementia, Ohio USA.
A new aged care navigation service is set to cut the cost of aged care consultations by thousands of dollars, with families saving on average $2000 – or 80 per cent below current market rates – to help them navigate the complex world of aged care.
The Australian government has announced that they are committed to ensuring equal access to high-quality, culturally appropriate aged care for all Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Gender Diverse and Intersex (LGBTI) people.
The Royal Commission is a crucial step forward in determining the full extent of problems in aged care and understanding the challenges and opportunities in delivering quality, sustainable aged care services now and into the future.