Tag: UNSW

Dementia and self-harm: why it’s crucial to support patients in first year after diagnosis

Researchers at the University of New South Wales (UNSW) Sydney have uncovered evidence in hospital data linking dementia to self-harm. The study...

Research suggests a non-pharmacological approach for people living with dementia

Research led by UNSW Sydney’s Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing (CHeBA) has confirmed treating symptoms of depression is most effective when a non-pharmacological approach...

In the next ACE podcast: Falls prevention

Falls are one of the most prevalent and challenging risks that older adults face and addressing them, needs consideration of a wide...

New study identifies top safety risks in bathrooms

New research has revealed the extent to which bathroom design can impact quality of life and safety for older Australians.

Meeting end-of-life care needs

Terminally ill, older adults would prefer to receive higher quality supportive care rather than aggressive end-of-life treatments to prolong their lives, a UNSW Sydney study...

Bed ulcer management practices are ineffective: UNSW study

The mandated practice of two-hourly repositioning of residents in aged care facilities to prevent bedsores is ineffective and could be causing more...

New Centre of Excellence in Population Ageing Research

The Australian Research Council will receive additional funding to identify new ways to meet the challenges of an ageing population through a new centre...

UNSW project to keep people with dementia at home for longer

The Faculties of Medicine and Engineering at UNSW are investing up to $1.8 million on projects that create technology-based solutions to address widespread health...

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