The Knowledge and Implementation Hub provides access to evidence and resources on a range of priority topics for aged care. These topics have been identified by the aged care sector. We also have information on urgent and critical needs in the sector.
If the idea of evidence is new to you, perhaps start exploring the Hub by viewing our short learning module on the role and value of evidence in the aged care setting.
Explore aged care topics
The Knowledge and Implementation Hub provides access to evidence and resources on a range of aged care topics. Those working in the sector identified these topics as high-priority issues through the annual ARIIA survey or via ARIIA consultations with key industry bodies.
Technology in aged care
Palliative care & end of life
Rehabilitation, reablement & restorative care
Meaningful lifestyle activities
Mental health & wellbeing
Urgent & critical needs
Navigating the sector
Sometimes you need some background information or to know what is happening in the sector. The research and project supports section has lots of interesting and useful resources to help you start a project, plan a study or run a training session at work.Research and project supports
ARIIA PubMed searches
With one click, the ARIIA PubMed searches take you directly to relevant aged care research evidence in the PubMed database. PubMed is a large, free resource for accessing biomedical and health research published in journals. Simply click on your topic of interest. No search skills or database knowledge required!ARIIA PubMed searches
KnowledgeConnect is our quarterly newsletter. The team behind the Knowledge and Implementation Hub will bring you an informative read on the latest aged care research, Australian aged care projects, and ways you can use evidence in your personal practice and within your organisation.Sign up to KnowledgeConnect
Latest Knowledge Blogs
The Hub’s Knowledge Blogs provide another way to increase your knowledge of aged care. These short perspective pieces keep you informed about what is happening in the sector from the point of view of the people working or researching within it, as well as those receiving care services.
View our latest Knowledge Blogs below or see the full collection.
Helping people living with dementia to look after their eyes
This blog highlights the importance of addressing preventable sight loss for people living with dementia, often due to treatable conditions such as cataract or outdated glasses. It reminds us of the importance of regular eye tests for people living with dementia in any care setting, to detect and address sight problems. This can help them maintain quality of life and continue doing what they value.
Responding to the person: Dementia behaviour support and beyond
Discover how Dementia Support Australia is actively delivering behaviour support services throughout Australia, in partnership with both caregivers and care providers. Feedback is an important part of shaping how support is delivered and how we respond to these programs.
Half the Story: A guide for meaningful consultation with people impacted by dementia
‘You cannot feel what it is like inside our minds. Without us, you only have half the story.’ Kaele Stokes from Dementia Australia describes a new free resource ‘Half the Story’ aimed at helping organisations engage in meaningful consultation with people living with dementia, their families and carers.