Industry peak bodies along with the federal agencies have launched the new care technology lab. They will provide a trail bed which will alarm the staff when immobile residents need any repositioning help which will reduce to risk of injury and look at how the atmosphere can be transformed into a space filled with empathy. This will help better care service for older people.
The Living Better Lab is a partnership with providers of aged care, consumers and careers, researchers and technology developers to design, improve and deliver new products and innovations that make real differences to the quality of life of aged Australians.
This will guide the investment to where it is most needed.
Australia can be a global leader in aged care, using the best technology minds to bring the best quality of life of aged people.
When a person gets older, the health needs become complex. Innovation and new technology will be key to providing the best quality of life possible for older people and a sustainable aged care system.
This has been co-designed and developed by senior Australians for senior Australians, with providers, industry experts and some of our finest researchers across Australia.