A large aged care provider is using heat mapping technology to help staff respond more quickly and a voice activated support system to help calm residents and provide information, an industry conference heard.
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Listening to staff and redefining the organisation’s purpose helped an aged care provider move from a military-style culture to a supportive environment, the CEO tells a national conference.
Providers need to showcase that aged care has “strong” career paths and is a positive industry to work in to attract and retain staff, the sector’s minister tells an industry conference.
A provider’s transport service has evolved from simple visits to parks and cafés to a focus on supporting aged care residents to participate in their chosen leisure activities and connect with the broader community.
Not-for-profit company directors are failing to engage with cybersecurity at their own peril, a report warns.
A new innovative service delivery model which focuses on resident wellness, choice and lifestyle aims to improve the quality of life of residents, a strategy and innovation expert told an industry conference this week.
Aged care peak body Aged and Community Services Australia has launched a social media campaign to showcase positive aged care stories at its national conference this week among several sessions focused on the sector’s workforce.
The aged care sector will need resources, passion and commitment for the new diversity framework to work well, the CEO of a culturally-specific aged care organisation tells Australian Ageing Agenda.
The head of ECH, a large community aged care provider in South Australia, has delivered a damning critique of the pursuit of consumer-driven, market-based models in aged care.
A co-operative model could work well for rural and remote aged care providers, a former aged care CEO tells Australian Ageing Agenda.