27 - 28 March, 2019 |
ICC, Sydney, NSW

Australian Healthcare Week 2019 Blog

By: Judy Skatssoon, Community Care Review
2018-10-11

Workforce report recommends social change campaign for ‘undervalued aged care workers’

The creation of a social change campaign to promote a workforce that currently feels “persecuted and undervalued” is among the recommendations of a key aged care workforce report released by the federal government.

By: Australian Healthcare Week
2018-10-11

Ageing Japan: Robots role in the future of Aged Care

Allowing robots to help care for the elderly - a job typically seen as requiring a human touch - may be a jarring idea in the West. But many Japanese see them positively, largely because they are depicted in popular media as friendly and helpful.

By: Australian Healthcare Week
2018-10-11

Dementia Australia virtual reality and computer games to bring a positive change in dementia care

In this video, presenter Stephen Claney explores Dementia Australia’s Virtual Forest, Virtual Dementia Experience, EDIE and Dementia-Friendly Home App with Dementia Australia CEO Maree McCabe speaking about the benefits of the technology.

By: Dan Levitt, Executive Director, Tabor Home Society
2018-10-11

Rethinking Aging and Aged Care Delivery

How are global trends in aged care changing and how can aged care leaders best respond? Dan Levitt, Executive Director at Tabor Home Society explores the shifting attitudes towards aged care and Tabor Home Society’s innovative new approaches to senior residential living.