AUDIO: Aged care workers need to educate their clients that the nutritional needs of an ageing body are the same as a younger person, and in fact seniors need greater quantities of protein and some other nutrients.
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While many community care providers broker allied health services or employ individual physiotherapists or exercise physiologists, seniors benefit the most from programs delivered by multidisciplinary teams.
AUDIO: From an organisational stocktake to developing an implementation plan to practical communication strategies for frontline staff, leading consultants share top tips for providers to adopt wellness and reablement programs.
AUDIO: Translating wellness, reablement and restorative care approaches into practice is both an adaptive leadership and technical challenge, a leading consultant has said.
Aged and community care providers that are not delivering the wellness, reablement and restorative care approaches won’t be around in three to five years, the Active Ageing Conference 2015 heard last week.
As Australia celebrates Pastoral Care Week next week, aged and community care providers will come together for a special workshop exploring options for providing spiritual care within the context of the wellness approaches that now underpin community care.
Aged care providers should consider incorporating experience-type services and harnessing the power of the smartphone to deliver wellness approaches, an expert will tell the upcoming Active Ageing Conference.
Aged care providers, allied health professionals, researchers and trainers are gearing up to discuss the challenges around meeting new wellness requirements at the Active Ageing Conference next week.
A simple change in communication style could enable frontline care workers to implement CDC and wellness approaches with clients, a sector trainer and coach will tell the upcoming Active Ageing Conference.
Since 1 July aged care organisations are now expected to adopt wellness and reablement approaches, raising a plethora of issues. For instance, how do you get staff and clients on board? And what happens if a client says no?
For aged care organisations to effectively deliver the active ageing approaches now expected under the reforms, they must embed a wellness approach throughout their organisation to ensure the wellbeing of staff.
The call for presentations closes this Friday for the AAA event that aims to help community care providers adopt a wellness approach across home support and home care.