Everyone agrees that hiring the right staff is one of the most pressing challenges facing aged care organisations, yet managers are rarely trained in interviewing. Dianne Adamson offers some practical advice.
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Meet Ron Di Giorgio, one of the many Australians struggling to find work because of their age. In this in-depth series, Jackie Keast examines the ageism rife in recruitment, and emerging ideas to change it.
Seniors’ groups say this latest survey should be a wake-up call to employers and policymakers, as a third of the so-called ‘grey army’ give up their job hunt.
Diversity Council Australia and the Australian Human Rights Commission have released a new report revealing that Australia is substantially trailing behind other countries in the employment of older female workers and have called for action.
Australia could experience significant economic gains by improving the health of its oldest workers, a new study reports.
New federal Treasury figures show that mature-aged workers are hanging onto their jobs and staying in the labour force longer. Unemployed mature-age workers, however, don’t have it so good.
The Melbourne-based health and aged care provider has taken out an award for advancing women in the workplace.
A decision of the new industrial relations tribunal has highlighted the need for aged care employers to include unions in enterprise bargaining.
The East Melbourne site contains the first new bed licences in the City of Melbourne for nearly 20 years.
ACSA says aged care providers don’t have the capacity to absorb extra costs.
The opposition says the government needs to consult with the aged care industry about its plans for award modernisation.
The ANF has asked delegates at the ALP national conference to get their blood pressure tested to raise awareness about wage disparity in aged care.
Nine Aboriginal people from NSW’s Hunter region have received home care training and driver’s licences as part of a DADHC program.
Mercy Health will reduce the number of staff at its facilities in Albury and Young as part of its ongoing business management process.