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Project to make the most of aged care data

Valuable data routinely collected in residential aged care is being lost because providers are gathering and recording it in different ways. That’s the issue a team of Australian researchers are hoping to overcome with the Aged Care Data Compare project. ...

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Time for a technological revolution in aged care

New Australian research has found that the more social interactions aged care recipients have, the better their cognitive function. And researchers argue that the government should help keep aged care residents socially engaged using technology. Academics from Macquarie University, along ...

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Fighting ageism with digital storytelling

Academics are drawing links between ageism in society and increased instances of elder abuse. To combat this, a collaboration between researchers from Swinburne University and Eastern Community Legal Centre has developed a slew of digital stories to help dispel myths ...

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