An elevated aged care cleaning profession can better serve residents and other facility staff, writes Errol Goldberg.
In the forthcoming Australian Ageing Agenda magazine we put the focus on residential aged care facilities designed to be futureproof, clinical software to support frontline care staff and hygiene and cleaning operations.
If infection gets into an area, lock down procedures must be enforced, cleaning specialist John Taylor tells Australian Ageing Agenda.
Our next issue of AAA magazine puts a focus on digitising aged care along with online professional development opportunities and outbreak management.
Facility design and materials play a part in controlling the spread of infection in aged care, and with the rise of multi-resistant organisms, experts say aged care executives need to be involved.