Also in this wrap: Matt Durston appointed Allocate Software’s new general manager for Australia and New Zealand.
Also in this story: Two senior housing developments underway in Victoria; Benetas begins works on $27 million Heidelberg facility; and WA community care duo merge.
Also, in this story: Calvary enters SA residential aged care sector; Baptcare’s $96 million aged care project gets underway; and TLC awards contracts for major upgrade project.
Also in this story: Anglican Care picks up an independent facility in Bulahdelah, St Catherine’s residents move in to new Bathurst facility; and Australian Unity opens Glen Waverley aged and retirement living facility.
Also in this wrap: executive team for merged trio in WA is announced; Baptistcare appoints new head of aged care; and a new director announced for HammondCare’s palliative care centre.
Also in this story: Bethanie opens co-located aged and retirement living facility; Resthaven and Eureka Villages partner in SA; and Uniting redevelopment in Normahurst gets underway.
In this story: Richard Hearn appointed chair of the UnitingCare Aged Care Network; aged care ICT innovator Anne Livingstone appointed to Forde Foundation for care leavers.
A new resource launched this week helps aged care workers engage in conversations with older people to understand and act early on the things that are most meaningful to them.
Also: Twilight Aged Care announces the appointment of former long-serving director and chairman John Laurie as its inaugural patron.
Also: HammondCare receives approval for new dementia village; and BaptistCare formally opens new Kellyville facility.
Also: Twilight opens upgraded facility; Churches of Christ plans to create integrated seniors community; Rosewood ready for new facility.
Aged care nurses who are dealing with mental health or drug and alcohol issues are being encouraged to avail of a new free national service providing confidential advice and referral.
Aged care providers that effectively engage with the older people using their services will be better placed to compete in the care market and support consumer direction, says a top researcher in the field.
Also: Greengate appoints Chris Rigby as CEO, while Peter Hodgson becomes chair and John Russell is appointed a director; Brightwater appoints Di Bennett as head of home care.