The Humans of Aged Care initiative will tell the inspiring stories about the sector that we all need to hear, writes Pat Sparrow.
A community initiative has shown the benefits that can flow when carers take time off to look after their own health, Tim Henwood, Alice Gregory and Molly Dumican write.
With the festive season upon us, it’s time to make loneliness and social isolation among ageing Australians a public health priority, writes Kerry Mann.
Answering the royal commission’s questions about substandard care and complaints needs fresh critical analysis rather than a defensive response, writes Greg Adey.
Acorn Network founder Samantha Bowen is calling on all aged care leaders to read the workforce strategy report and take action today.
There are more therapeutic ways to respond to a person with dementia than lying to them, writes Ben Boland.
Ensuring good nutrition in aged care is so much more than providing great food, writes Ngaire Hobbins.
Providers should consider the likely outcomes of the aged care royal commission and act before they are forced to by law, writes Nick Albrow.
Scalabrini’s newest facility marks the emergence of a new paradigm in Australia, writes Richard Fleming.
It is important for aged care providers and facility staff to understand how they can support young residents with disability to connect to the National Disability Insurance Scheme, writes Luke Bo’sher.
As Australia’s aged care sector straps itself in for an 18-month royal commission, providers have pledged to co-operate “fully and transparently to achieve the outcomes we all want”.
If history is any guide, the Royal Commission into the aged care sector will focus on systemic issues rather than the role of a few bad apples, write Ian Holland and Lisa Fenn.
Amana Living’s dedicated staffing approach embodies person-centred care and its principles are transferable to any organisation, writes CEO Stephanie Buckland.
As the banking industry licks its wounds following the recent royal commission, there are some sobering lessons for aged care providers, writes Gerry McCusker.