Browse resources created and collated by ARIIA as a trusted, evidence-based guide to supporting innovation across the aged care sector.
Living longer: How to manage loneliness as an older person
This article from Advocare provides helpful tips for older people and their families to help address social isolation and loneliness. An infographic is also available that summarises the tips in a visual manner.
“Not just existing”: Meaning through activity participation
In this article, Dr Laura Tierney discusses what makes activities meaningful to older adults living with dementia, stressing the importance of ensuring activities are enjoyable, suited to the person, and related to personal goals.
The role gardens and gardening can play on the health and wellbeing of older people: A literature review
This article from the Australian Nursing & Midwifery Journal describes the role, importance and benefits of gardens and gardening for the wellbeing of older adults.
Should we move our loved one with dementia into a nursing home?
This article from The University of Sydney provides insights about important things to consider when deciding to move a loved one with dementia into a nursing home.
How to meet your aged care governance obligations Part 1: Organisational governance
This article explains what organisational governance means, why it’s important, and what Aged Care Quality and Safety will be looking for when they assess organisational compliance.
How to meet your aged care governance obligations Part 2: Clinical governance
This article follows on from Part 1: Organisational governance, presenting what clinical governance means, why it’s important, and how an aged care provider can meeting their governance obligations - related to the Aged Care Quality Standards.
Four practical things aged care providers can do right now in response to the Royal Commision's interim report
This article presents four things that an aged care provider can do right now to help you understand and respond to the Royal Commission's Interim Report.
Clinical governance requirements for COVID vaccination clinics at residential aged care facilities
This article written by the CompliSpace Aged Care Team at Agedcareessentials presents the clinical governance requirements for facilitating COVID vaccination clinics in residential aged care organisations.