Long-serving aged care chief executive Vaughan Harding has been awarded a Medal of the Order of Australia for service to aged care organisations in this week’s Australia Day honours.
Community housing provider recognised; top gong for dementia educators; hospital geriatric program wins awards; recognition for aged care provider’s use of technology.
Aged care organisations need to nurture aspiring leaders by providing a safe space to learn, grow and develop, says Mercy Health Group chief executive Stephen Cornelissen who recently took out a top leadership award.
An aged care provider’s website that enables clients to customise their home care package has taken out top honours at the sector’s annual technology awards last night.
In this story: top nods for Australian aged care design firm Marchese Partners; Uniting shines in customer service awards; recognition for Palliative Care Australia initiative.
An aged care worker who has become known for her innovative approach to making mealtimes fun and interesting for residents is among those recognised in the sector’s annual hospitality awards.
A program that studies the health and wellbeing benefits for residents that come from looking after hens in residential aged care is among the winners of this year’s Better Practice awards.
Onsite gyms for residents and facility staff at 13 facilities, a program to reduce hospitalisations through improved sub-acute care, and the establishment of a multi-disciplinary wounds resource team, are behind the winners of the 2016 HESTA Aged Care Awards.
An initiative to help residents and families discuss difficult subjects, a dementia care project and a leadership program are among the projects recognised in nominations for the HESTA Aged Care Awards.
An aged care provider’s success with a series of fitness and wellness centres co-located at its residential facilities has been recognised with an innovation in service award.
In this story: Champion award for DutchCare facility manager; Suncare’s ICT manager recognised for her achievements; Gray to head Telstra Health’s new division; and LASA names new board members.
A team from a regional community care provider and its innovative indigenous meal program is among the 12 finalists of the upcoming HESTA national nursing awards.
Cutting edge and technology-focused home care provider KinCare has won an Excellence in Disruption award for its innovative and agile response to embracing change in the aged care industry.
A team approach to care planning and case conferencing in residential aged care, and an exercise program designed to reduce manual handling risks for personal care workers are among the initiatives recognised in the latest Better Practice awards.