Anne Cross, CEO of UnitingCare Queensland, attributes her “early desire to get involved” as the primary factor in her attaining the 2014 Telstra Australian Business Woman of the Year.
Policy response on ageing needed now, forum hears; workplace gender award for Benetas; CEO award for TLC head.
Aged care startup Clevertar has shone among Australian technology innovators at the Tech23 2014 event, while Mika Compliance founder Kate Jakins attempted to convey the extent of aged care regulation in her pitch for support of her software.
Humour therapy pioneer Jean-Paul Bell has been named a finalist for 2015 NSW Senior Australian of the Year, while Alzheimer’s Australia CEO and dementia advocate Glenn Rees nominated for the ACT’s Senior Australian of the Year.
Aged care provider receives national honour for its customer service; a leader in psychiatry and ageing recognised for improved outcomes in seniors mental health.
Anne Cross has been named the 2014 Telstra Queensland Business Woman of the Year in recognition of her drive and accomplishments as CEO of UnitingCare Queensland.
PHOTO GALLERY: ACSA’s annual awards recognised the best of the best in aged care.
Behaviour support, nurse practitioners, and humour therapy – this year’s Better Practice Awards recognised a range of initiatives.
Call for pensions, superannuation overhaul; seniors lobby against pension changes; new interagency policy on elder abuse; site provided for Croatian aged care facility; Singapore chooses Australian IT programs.
Regis buys ECH’s NT facility; design award for BaptistCare’s seniors complex; top marks for app that helps age in place; Meals on Wheels SA marks 60 years; recognising exceptional service.
The use of technology in delivering aged care, a wellness program for seniors, and an initiative to develop Aboriginal-specific home care were the programs recognised for their innovation at the HESTA Aged Care Awards last night.
New thinking and new transformational models of service delivery are critical to providing aged care services in the future, says Jennene Buckley, whose organisation, Feros Care, won the top award at the HESTA Aged Care Awards last night.
MULTIMEDIA: Photo gallery of the 2014 ITAC award recipients as well as an audio interview with the winner of the highly-sought after ICT Company of the Year prize.
Along with $100,000 in grants, a new initiative will provide $40,000 in mentoring to nurture innovators and their big ideas about ageing.