Browse resources created and collated by ARIIA as a trusted, evidence-based guide to supporting innovation across the aged care sector.
What is reablement in relation to Aged Care
This video by aspire4life covers what reablement is in relation to aged care, and how a reablement approach can be used by home support assessors
Paro the robotic seal
This video from BlueCross Aged Care talks about the robotic seal PARO which is a form of animal therapy. It discusses the benefits of animal therapy using robots and presents some case examples. (4 min)
Virtual reality and computer games to bring a positive change in dementia care
This video by Dementia Australia discusses the uses and benefits of using virtual reality to help people with dementia and aged care workers engaging with people with dementia. By using virtual reality, aged care workers learn what it is like to have dementia and allow them to provide better care. (4 min)
Transforming aged care with VR: The importance of staff training video
A Queensland University of Technology (QUT) Design Lab video that talks about the importance of training aged care staff to run virtual reality (VR) sessions in aged care settings. (1 min)
Examples of innovation: Staying connected - using technology to stay in touch
A video by the Australian Government Aged Care Quality and Safety Commision that presents four examples of innovative approaches using technology to ensure aged care residents stay connected with family and friends especially at the time of COVID-19. (2 min)
Staying connected – using technology to stay in touch
This Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission video describes how technology including different types of technology, is being used to communicate and engage with family and friends especially. (2 min)
Introduction to digital transformation
This Australian Government Department of Health and Aged Care video provides the background of the digital transformation in the aged care sector agenda. (4 min)
Excellence in Palliative Care in Residential Aged Care
Palliative Care Nurse Practitioners based at Calvary’s Clare Holland House have developed an in-reach model with Canberra residential aged care facilities to deliver palliative care needs rounds and case conferences.
Busting Myths about Palliative Care
Palliative care is a holistic approach to care that considers the person's overall physical, psychological, spiritual and emotional needs as well as the needs of their family.
What is person-centred care?
This video from the Australian Government Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission explains what person-centred care means and how you can work with your provider to achieve it.