Latest cognitive impairment News

Dementia peak body welcomes Victorian government spending to introduce ratios in aged care
$12 Million boost to domestic violence services
Dementia Australia welcomes NSW government spending to improve palliative care and aged care training
Domestic violence defendants to be banned from cross-examining complainants in court
Three-year results from world’s first long-term clinical trial in earliest stage of Alzheimer’s disease
Two-Way Influence Between Cognition and Social Connection Outside Home
NSW police charge man over grooming and sexual assault of teenage girl in Sydney’s north west
GPs vital in long-term care of COVID-19 patients
Budget delivers for hard of hearing
Royal Commission COVID-19 report welcomed yet more needed for people living with dementia
Government welcomes Aged Care Royal Commission’s COVID-19 report recommendations
ACEM updates policie to mark International Day of Older Persons
Research confirms link between sleep apnea and Alzheimer’s disease
$500 million, new Accessible Transport Advisory Council to build a more accessible Queensland
Insomnia, sleeping less than six hours may increase risk of cognitive impairment
Take time to support people living with dementia
People living with dementia, families and carers must be at centre of federal budget’s COVID recovery plan
Saving question – could this be sepsis?
Supreme Court finds Bentley Hospital negligent after heartbreaking birth leads to lifelong injuries
Youngsters meet UEFA Champions League stars virtually before kick-off
Dementia education: an age-friendly future starts with our kids
More Years of Education Reduces Risk of Dementia
Eye-tracking tech helps aged care assessment
Law Council President, Pauline Wright, statement on lack of action to raise age
Placebo effect ‘could treat pain’
$1.2m funding boost for Parkinson’s disease study
Virtual and augmented realities: six thorny questions you need to ask
Talking to everyone – ATO puts accessibility at forefront of marketing and communication
Calls for NSW government to retain program helping keep people with cognitive disability out of prison
New online initiative to support people with intellectual disabilities in criminal justice system
Research Grant to Fund Major Advance in Fight Against Dementia
Type 2 Diabetes Linked to Worse Cognitive Performance After a Stroke; Prediabetes not Linked, but Prevention Needed
Seniors staying connected & active despite lockdown
New Evaluation of Telephone Screening Test Increases Accessibility to Cognitive Assessment for Older Australians
Man extradited from Victoria over sexual assault in Minto
Assisting elderly throughout COVID-19
New restrictions on visits to residential aged care facilities – Updated COVID-19 Direction, South Australia
Further limits to hospital visitors
Community Visitors volunteers must receive dementia-specific training
Capacity and needs of people living with dementia a priority for aged and health care COVID-19 coronavirus responses
Capacity and needs of people living with dementia a priority for aged and health care COVID-19 coronavirus
New Rating Scale Developed to Quantify Cerebrovascular Damage
Save Children renews call to raise age of criminal responsibility as inquiry submissions close
Digital humans – helping patients navigate healthcare
Housing To Help Aboriginal Women Leaving Prison
A whole-of-government approach could address reoffending and reimprisonment
New report recommends whole-of-government approach to address reoffending and reimprisonment
NSW police charge man with sexual assault of woman at Wollongong