New way to measure quality of aged care

The Caring Futures Institute at Flinders University is leading research into developing a new quality of life measure that aged care providers can use for quality […]

Wound management project to help aged

Flinders will support a new $5.25 million research project with industry leader Wound Innovations and global partner Paul Hartmann Pty Ltd. Building on work done by […]

Bringing death, dying to the table

With Australia’s death rate set to double in the next 25 years, more than 50% of us die in acute-care settings, often alone and hidden from […]

Addressing needs of ageing Forgotten Australians

Having been overlooked by institutional care in their youth, the generation of ageing Forgotten Australians deserve better, more personalised aged care, according to Flinders University’s Dr […]

Profits put squeeze on aged care

Nurses and aged care workers are struggling to perform primary care duties in a growing number of residential aged care facilities, new Flinders University research shows. […]

Experts launch palliative care website

An online resource has been launched to support palliative care and advance care planning for older Australians. End of Life Directions for Aged Care (ELDAC) is […]

Counting the true cost of dementia  

It costs approximately $88,000 a year to provide health and residential care for a person living with dementia in Australia, according to new research led by […]