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.
Themed ITP Round: Reablement
Find out how ARIIA's Innovator Training Program (ITP) themed sessions focussing on reablement have empowered health care professionals to develop evidence-based solutions to issues identified within their organisation. Dr Stephanie Champion explains how, with expert guidance and accessible resources, ARIIA’s Innovators are reshaping care through co-designing projects with consumers and local staff to support older people to live well for as long as possible.
Building reablement capabilities in the aged care workforce
This blog by Dr Claire Gough discusses the importance of reablement approaches in the delivery of person-centred aged care. The ARIIA Knowledge and Implementation Hub (KIH) will support the themed ARIIA Innovator training program (ITP) in August of 2023, focusing on ways to integrate reablement into aged care services.
Defeating frailty: The power of a Do-It-Yourself (DIY) program
For older people, functional and emotional frailty (and pre-frailty) are associated with higher mortality and morbidity. This self-management hospital-to-home program - INDividualized therapy for Elderly Patients using Exercise and Nutrition to reduce depenDENCE post discharge (INDEPENDENCE) - is showing promising results on its preliminary effectiveness and acceptability among participants.