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.
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Aged care leader Cynthia Payne has been recognised for delivering innovative aged care services and for mentoring future leaders.
The release of new draft aged care standards brings a single quality framework one step closer, but despite a proposed mid-year start date there is still much unknown, including about a pilot underway.
From developing and trialling new programs and initiatives to major capital works, aged care executives tell AAA what’s on their agenda for the year ahead.
A first-of-its-kind forum aims to connect Australian and Chinese aged care stakeholders to facilitate improved business opportunities between the two countries.
Aged care services in the increasingly competitive marketing environment of increased consumer choice are being offered the opportunity to know more about their potential targets from detailed big data analytics.
A playgroup hosted within an aged care facility is showing intergenerational activities are effective in helping residents keep connected, a leading provider says.
As Australia marks International Women’s Day, Australian Ageing Agenda examines why more women aren’t progressing into leadership positions in aged care, and what can be done about it.
Aged care providers and consumers have told Minister for Aged Care Ken Wyatt they agree with the Aged Care Roadmap’s outline for future reform of the sector but that multiple strategies will be needed to ensure the landmark changes deliver an inclusive and sustainable system.
Fostering and supporting the next generation of aged care leaders will be the focus of a series of panel discussions to be held with emerging and established leaders.
Technology and new approaches to the design and operation of healthcare to deliver services more effectively and efficiently is the theme of this year’s Australian Healthcare Week event, which for the first time includes a full day focused on aged care.
Many aged care providers are not ready for the full rollout of consumer directed care from 1 July and in reality some will continue to deliver care under the current system beyond the official deadline, a forum on CDC has heard.
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Yesterday at Retirement World, a panel discussed something retirement village operators want to know: how do you make money from aged care?