The LASA Aged Care Health and Safety Manual is the first comprehensive set of peer reviewed template policies and procedures on workplace safety for home care and residential aged care providers.
Appropriate training, lifting equipment and building design are some of the key features on every provider’s workplace safety checklist.
Around 60 per cent more Australians are undergoing knee and hip replacement surgery compared to a decade ago, according to a new report.
South Australian employers have paid more for their WorkCover insurance premiums than any other state for many years, and with the introduction of a new system, they are set to rise again.
Two new falls-related reports have just been released: one shows that the number of older people hospitalised after a fall has increased, and the other suggests a link between falling and depression.
A new Monash University study will finally disprove or certify the age-old workforce question: are older workers prone to injury just because they are ‘older’?