There’s a need to better balance clinicians’ evidence-based bias and older patients’ value-based preferences in shared decision-making, write a collaborative of researchers and advocates.
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Aged care services must provide residents with mental and physical engagement, writes Kerry Mann.
Cleaning techniques have a role to play in the wellbeing of people living and working in residential aged care, writes Jonas Cruz.
National Apology Day is an important occasion to reflect and celebrate how far we have come to support reconciliation and what more needs to be done in the future, writes Ken Markwell.
Integration is key to the future of aged care, write Richard Terry and Daniela Kaiser.
The conversation about video surveillance in aged care needs to consider all perspectives on what it means for both residents and staff, writes Dana Sawyer.
You can reduce medication-related risks with the right data and systems, writes Gerard Stevens.
Unlocking data is key to aged care accountability, writes Nick Lambrou.
Aged care providers need to create a positive organisational culture towards complaints, writes Dr Jason Price.
A number of the Royal Commission’s interim findings are consistent with trends that providers should be focused on and prepared to tackle in 2020, writes Emma Pate.
A funded complete-cycle-of-care approach would help address the overuse on antipsychotics in aged care, writes Natalie Soulsby.
Following Commissioner Lynelle Briggs’ comments that the royal commission’s final report is set to turn the entire sector upside-down, CEOs can’t afford to wait any longer, writes Sandra Hills.
Leadership, communication and collaboration are consistently seen as the top three skills people managers want and online training can help foster these skills, writes Scott Cooper.
Work choice is the ultimate respect for elders, writes Sean Rooney.