Queensland University of Technology has conducted a study into the effectiveness of different forms of technology in reducing social isolation in older Australians.Read more >
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Aged care providers are recognising the benefits of engaging older Australians through the internet. This can come in the form of marketing their organisation online, through to offering free Wi-Fi access or basic computer lessons. It is important that providers understand the value of this commodity in differentiating their business from their competitors.Read more >
Healthcare robots were recently trialled in the homes of elderly people living in rural areas, with the aim of reducing isolation and assisting in medical care.Read more >
A program designed to educate home care providers about the Community Visitors Scheme will air on the Aged Care Channel on 30 September.Read more >