Dementia education should be at the forefront of all aged care workforce considerations, writes Danielle Wrench.
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In the forthcoming edition of Australian Ageing Agenda magazine we are putting the focus on assistive technology for aged care residents, staff education, continence and wound care.
Establishing a code of practice, pay and conditions, and better recognising personal care workers are among the issues that sector stakeholders have raised with workforce taskforce, says chair John Pollaers.
Palliative Care Australia has released two new online resources to make it easier for people to record and share their care wishes and preferences at the end of life.
Aged care workers will soon be able to play a video game on their computer, tablet or smart phone to improve knowledge and skills in safety and minimise risk in the workplace.
A new practical workshop on the implications of the February 2017 reforms on day-to-day operations has been designed for senior managers of home care organisations.
New free downloadable resources have been developed for aged care providers and training organisations to support the provision of culturally appropriate aged care training to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students.
Community care organisations have little certainty over the return on their investments in an individualised funding environment but they are still required to provide adequate training for staff, says aged care sector consultant Lorraine Poulos.
Leading South Australian aged care provider Helping Hand has been invited to advise Japanese educators on strengthening Japan’s training system as demand for new care workers booms.
Aged care employers are refusing to hire qualified graduates of Certificate III in Aged Care courses because of concerns over the quality of their training, new research has found.
Bupa Care Services has teamed up with a leading university to train aged care nurses to become tomorrow’s leaders and managers.
Retirees want to keep being useful and productive, but not in the same old job, according to a new report. Could aged care providers benefit from offering ‘encore careers’?
A roundup of award winning aged care facilities and providers from October.
The University of Tasmania launched its teaching aged care facilities program yesterday, at the same time as the government announced more funding for similar initiatives elsewhere.