A new project shows combining childcare and aged care has social and economic benefits

Business and government
What happens when you bring a group of older residents to mix with young children in childcare? Clapping hands and singing songs is just one way they spend the morning together. These interactions are made possible by intergenerational care programs that have gained popularity in Australia in recent years. Intergenerational care programs provide older adults and children […]

Understanding the cognitive decline health care journey

Department of Business Strategy and Innovation
The final report for the Cognitive Decline Health Care (CDPC) project, “Understanding the Journey Better: an investigation of the current ‘state of play’ of the health care journey experienced by people living with cognitive decline and their carers”, proposes a dementia wellness plan to enable consumers to live as well and independently as possible, and […]