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Aged care virus-linked complaints doubled

Coronavirus-linked complaints to the aged care regulator more than doubled within a month. Aged care quality and safety commissioner Janet Anderson revealed 371 COVID-19 linked complaints were received in March and 760 in April. The number of complaints eased in ...

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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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Aged care cannot afford to overlook complaints

As the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety progresses towards its final report in November, we can expect many high priority areas to receive attention – funding and staffing levels and the use of chemical restraints being just ...

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