Mental health services underused in aged care

Fewer than 3% of people with mental health conditions living in Australian residential aged care facilities accessed government-subsidised mental health services, a new analysis from Flinders […]

Improving care for rare cancer

A revolutionary new way of caring for people with neuroendocrine tumours (NETs) will be trialled in the coming months, with the Flinders University-led project aiming to […]

(l-r) Flinders University Professor Lily Xiao with Resthaven’s Gillian Schulze and Sue McKechnie.

Step forward for dementia carer support

Support for carers of people living with dementia will be bolstered under a new and innovative patient-centered approach led by Flinders’ Caring Futures Institute researchers. The […]

Masks, UV light funded to fight COVID-19

Individualised 3D-printed face masks to match facial shape and prevent leaks, and research into the use of germicidal ultraviolet light to reduce infection rates in aged […]

Bacteria growing on an agar petri dish. Stock photo.

Hunting superbugs in nursing homes

Protecting senior citizens in residential aged care at risk of antibiotic resistant bacteria is the aim of two new research projects in South Australia. The grants, […]