• Seminar: Overcoming the challenges of managing chronic diseases in persons with dementia

    Seminar: Overcoming the challenges of managing chronic diseases in persons with dementia

    Friday 23 February 2018
    AMREP Lecture Theatre, 55 Commercial Road, The Alfred, Melbourne.
    ADMA, Dementia Training Australia and Monash University present a seminar on: Overcoming the challenges of managing chronic diseases in persons with dementia.

  • Residential Aged Care Communiqué Volume 12 Issue 1 February 2017

    Residential Aged Care Communiqué Volume 12 Issue 1 February 2017

    Welcome to our first issue of 2017. We have kept this issue simple. Three cases are presented without any formal expert commentaries. This ‘back to basics’ format is intended to challenge you to be an expert. What do you think are the lessons? and, What would you have done differently in these situations?

  • RACC August 2017

    Residential Aged Care Communiqué Volume 12 Issue 3 August 2017

    Welcome to the third issue of 2017. This issue will depart from our usual format in that we focus on the current landscape of how RACS are providing safe and high quality level of care to its residents.

  • Nursing Home Deaths in the Wake of Hurricane Irma

    Nursing Home Deaths in the Wake of Hurricane Irma

    The death of Florida nursing home residents whose air-conditioning failed last week during Hurricane Irma highlights the tragic consequences of some of our most vulnerable citizens during a natural disaster.

    Head over to The Conversation where Professor Joseph Ibrahim has published an insightful article on the tragic dilemma of whether to evacuate a nursing home caught up in a natural disaster.

  • Residential Aged Care Communiqué Volume 12 Issue 2 May 2017

    Residential Aged Care Communiqué Volume 12 Issue 2 May 2017

    Welcome to the second issue of 2017. This edition focuses on one well-known high-risk medication, the oral anticoagulant warfarin. Similar issues appeared in cases we presented almost 10-years ago in the RAC-Communiqué December 2008. The cases included this time highlight the human factors or systemic issues around medication use and their management.

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