The directors of aged care organisations have a range of duties to consider in times of insolvency or mergers and acquisitions, writes Alison Choy Flannigan.
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The professional organisation for Australia’s general practitioners is seeking feedback on a draft set of voluntary standards for residential aged care facilities to improve the primary care of residents.
A cloud-based clinical care system is allowing frontline staff to spend less time on paperwork and more time with aged care residents, a provider CEO has told an industry conference.
Many aged care board directors have limited understanding about their actual key roles and responsibilities, a governance masterclass has heard.
Nearly four out of five aged care organisations need to transform how they provide services because of the new quality new standards, industry veteran Cynthia Payne tells Australian Ageing Agenda.
With the 1 July deadline passed, there’s no time to waste for aged care leaders to ensure they understand and correctly apply the quality standard on organisational governance, writes Michael Goldsworthy.
There are eight key messages for aged care leaders in regards to the quality standard on organisational governance, writes Michael Goldsworthy.
Medication management remains the top reason behind complaints in residential aged care but human resource management is the most frequently unmet outcome during audits, new data from the sector’s regulator shows.
A series of short animated films focused on spiritual care and the quality standards has been launched to help aged care embed practices into their services.
Dementia Australia has developed consumer-informed advice on quality aged care for people with dementia, their families and carers to complement the sector’s standards.
In an aged care system ruled by consumers, choice will still be limited by resources, writes Mark Sheldon-Stemm.
The aged care sector has pledged to work towards a smooth transition to the new Aged Care Quality Standards which are now in force.
Aged care peak body Leading Age Services Australia has developed a new business solution to support residential aged care and home care providers with online safety and quality management.
All aged care providers will be assessed under the new standards from July and they have been advised not to expect the transition period to continue beyond this date.