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Don’t take risks with consumer liability

With the advent of consumer-directed care, providers are going to have to offer information to potential aged-care recipients in an attractive way and they need to ensure they’re not misleading their audience. This was one key point Tim Longwill, from ...

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Four-step intervention reduces sedative use

Targeting what drives the prescribing of sedatives is key to changing those practices in Australian aged-care homes, attendees of Leading Age Services Australia’s national congress heard. Dr Juanita Westbury, from the University of Tasmania, presented the key findings from the RedUSe ...

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