The Minister for Aged Care, Ken Wyatt, AM, MP, today launched Increasing Choice in Home Care, which ..
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Lest We Forget
ANZAC Day is the anniversary of the landing of troops from Australia and New Ze..
A concept that is taking off in Australia as it has done in America and Europe is home-sharing. ..
The Hon Sussan Ley MP was sworn in today, taking on the aged care portfolio in addition to her respo..
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This ANZAC Day marks the 100 year anniversary of the landing of Australian and New Zealand forces on..
New aged care training programs are attracting a cohort of health professionals; however, the propor..
Australian dietitians have approved chocolate for malnourished older Australians in a bid to help cu..
The Federation of Ethnic Communities' Councils of Australia (FECCA) has released a landmark report t..
Lena Pace was diagnosed with dementia in her late 50s, but this has not stopped her from thoroughly ..
Six months after the Quality Agency assumed responsibility for standards and quality in communit..
ONE in six elderly Australians will wait at least nine months for a place in a high-care nursing hom..
AUSTRALIA’S aged care sector offers investors a defensive earnings stream, with government fun..
Falls are common in elderly people but the risk increases markedly when they have depressive sym..
The proposition that aged-care services should be available locally for all Australians would se..
Palliative care unites under new national brand Palliative Care Australia (PCA) and its members,..
We all have the legal right to refuse health care. Have you thought about how you would want to..
Wireless communications specialist Ascom Wireless Solutions is set to introduce a new mobile device ..
A Victorian aged and disability provider's award winning smartphone app is now available to down..
For-profit aged care services have a higher rate of regulatory failure, according to new researc..
Living with dementia in retirement villages will be studied in what has been described as a &lsq..
Concern has emerged as a result of a new report which reveals one in 18 residential aged care re..
It is never too late to make positive lifestyle changes to improve your mental and physical well..
A capped grants scheme, specialised care units or boosting the resources of the Dementia Be..
Dr Michael Milford, Queensland University of Technology robotics researcher, is hoping to revolution..
Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 - Deafness Forum of Australia
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Positive attitude enhances immune system and boosts longevity among older people, according to a..
The shift from residential aged care to aged care that is provided in the community is continuin..
In a win for seniors the Government has delivered a key election commitment giving thousands more se..
More than half of older people who received care as part of the Transition Care Program following a ..
NEW FROM FRONTLINE CARE SOLUTIONS: Behaviours of Concern Education for AINs and PCAs
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Clinical Leadership and Mentoring Program.
Frontline Care Solutions and the Australasian Col..
The Australasian College of Care Leadership & Management (ACCLM) offers accredited training ..
Frontline Care Solutions are proud to announce the release of the Frontline Graduate Nurse ..
Frontline Care Solutions are excited to announce the release of ..
Reports in the last month have raised serious concerns about the training organisations that are res..
We don’t know about you, but the team at Frontline Care Solutions are looking forward to n..
‘I have a concern’ – English
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The Aged Care Complaints Scheme has translated print and video resources for the languages ident..
The New Aged Care Quality Agency
The Aged Care Standards and Accreditation Agency will be r..
Throughout Aged Care over 50% of permanent resident’s in Australia have symptoms of depres..
Australia's oldest set of twins, Flora Barrett and Winifred Hopes, celebrated their 100th birthd..
This last week has seen New South Wales battle the worst bushfire crisis in decades.
The Australian Labor Party released its Shadow Ministry on the 18th October.
The Opposition ..
In follow up to our recent article, The Liberal Party of Australia shakes things up! (http://www..
This month recognises World Mental Health Day and National Mental Health Week. Marking World Men..
The future of the $2.5 million allocated to sensitivity training is currently under questioning,..
The Department of Health on the 20th September 2013 has released the following documents, please..
Well things have been shaken up with the election of the new government including a new look cab..
On 14 December 1990, the United Nations General Assembly (by resolution 45/106) designated 1 Oct..
The election of the Liberal Party of Australia has thrown the Aged Care environment into uncerta..
The first Commissioner for Senior Victorians was announced on the 12th September 2013. The role ..
Ok everyone get ready! We have a new Coalition Government but there is much discourse and debate..
Well after 8 years Australian politics is set to change with The Liberal Party of Australia clai..
The Commonwealth Home Support Program will combine the existing Home and Community Care Program ..
With just a few days to go before the Federal Election many people are questioning where they sh..
Blue Care started with humble beginnings, with Sister Olive Crombie making her first house call ..
The Workforce Innovation Network Aged Care are providing FREE reform ready reviews (RRRs) to a l..
The new federal government website ‘My Aged Care Website’ (http://www.myagedcare.gov..
The recent ABC Lateline story ‘Aged Care Crisis’, whilst clearly highlighting some s..
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Aged & Community Care can be a very stressful environment, we expect nurses and care workers..
To defy the odds and reach a centenary is a milestone not many see.
The International Day of Families, held annually on May 15, celebrates the importance of familie..
The modern celebration of Mother's Day was first celebrated in 1908, when Anna Jarvis held a mem..
Maroochydore RSL in conjunction with Frontline Care Solutions are hosting a Community Forum on T..
In the latest of seemingly never ending bungles by the Gillard Labor Government, the Department ..
Infection control in the Aged Care environment is very important as the elderly are more suscept..
The sexual needs and behaviours of older people is an issue that is commonly ignored or misunder..
Beverley Broadbent was not dying of a terminal illness, nor was she depressed or unhappy. But at..
The University of Queensland School of Nursing and Midwifery has signed a major two-year education p..
As clients age the evidence and presence of pain can increase. Much of this pain goes unreported..
When it comes to delivering quality aged care, every care worker needs to have a fundamental gro..
Agency nurses are being employed in greater numbers in the aged care sector as the demand from h..
Frontline Care Solutions recently attended the 8th Biennial Joanna Briggs International Colloqui..
The Greens Party has put Euthanasia back on the public agenda by proposing to introduce bills in..
The role of the PCA / AIN is becoming more diverse as the changing care environments move to the..
What is Delirium?
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Fall in the elderly are some of the hardest injuries to recover from but the good news is most are p..
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Aged care teams in an RACF are often led by a registered nurse who holds the overall accountability ..
On 14 December 1990 the United Nations General Assembly (by resolution 45/106) designated 1st Octobe..
Aged care nurses, team leaders and carers have the opportunity to improve their learning and develop..
Dr Susan Rolandson has recently published a new study “Spirituality and Spiritual Caring: ..
In August Frontline Care Solutions have been jet setting all over the continent. Here are just a..
The Frontline Care Solutions Office was abuzz with excitement following the news we have been grante..
The Frontline Care Solutions team are hosting the Community Forum on Thursday 9th August 2012 at..
How often do you see Professional Development opportunities but are unable to attend due to rost..
This week Frontline Care Solutions successfully launched its new Diploma of Management (Aged Car..
Frontline Care Solutions is excited to announce that we will be holding our first free Community..
Food safety in all health care services is a daily challenge as there are many potential risks t..
Music can play a vital part in our lives when it comes to our mental health and well-being and t..
The Federal Government is set to provide an incentive for mature workers to re-join the workforc..
It took 256 days for the Government to respond to the Productivity Commission's report on Aged C..
The “Living Longer. Living Better.” aged care reform package provides $3.7 billion over ..
At lunchtime today a new national peak body for aged care was announced for Australia. Formed by..
LIFE Before Death is a multi-award winning documentary series that asks the fundamental question..
A recent study has revealed the oblivious. Most aged care workers are deeply dissatisfied w..
The Dementia that no one wants to face:
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