Studies to Tackle Superbugs in Aged Care

Studies to Tackle Superbugs in Aged Care

Research into antibiotic-resistant bacteria or superbugs is being conducted in Australia to understand its manifestations. This initiative is deemed necessary and important due to the alarming increase of infection among aged care patients.

Two research projects on antimicrobial resistance are now being funded and researchers and medical professionals aim to provide strategies and a policy guide to reduce its spread.

Improving aged care through the innovAGEING network

Improving aged care through the innovAGEING network

Innovation in these modern times is something that should be embraced. Being synonymous with progress, it is especially favourable for Australia’s rapidly-growing aged care sector. Change and transformation is necessary so that the elderly can receive the services, products, and models that will meet their individual needs.

Why pet-friendly aged care is good for the elderly

Why pet-friendly aged care is good for the elderly

Although ageing comes with physical and emotional health challenges, there are also many ways to address these health concerns. One of these ways is through animal companionship. In fact, numerous studies and experts have revealed that pets are good for the health of the elderly. This is why pet-friendly aged care can be truly beneficial.

Health risks linked to hearing loss among the elderly

Health risks linked to hearing loss among the elderly

While hearing loss is common, there are ways that can ease the impairment among the elderly. Using hearing aids and seeking expert care and services are important. These should be highlighted to diminish health risks and help older people live a happier life.

Practice nurse-led model of facility care: addressing the challenges associated with providing high-quality and sustainable GP services to residential aged care facility residents.

Practice nurse-led model of facility care: addressing the challenges associated with providing high-quality and sustainable GP services to residential aged care facility residents.

With the increasing demand for Residential Aged Care Facilities, it’s critical to continually explore different models of care that will enable residents to receive the best care possible and to streamline operations for facilities.