Private insurance to fund aged care services could deliver the higher quality care Australians are demanding, but there are potential drawbacks.
A balance between public and private financing is needed to achieve sustainable aged care funding models, says UNSW Business School’s Michael Sherris.
While the majority of aged care funding comes from government, residents also have to contribute. Here's how the payment system works.
A Smart Inclining Bed created by a leukaemia survivor is preventing falls and pressure sores in Australian nursing homes.
The way Australian nursing homes are funded undermines the independence of residents, writes Henry Brodaty and Lee-Fay Low.