As the aged care sector faces increased scrutiny and a royal commission, the Australian Institute of Company Directors has released new governance guidelines for not-for-profit organisations.
The Governance Institute of Australia has produced a guide on adding value to governance for board members of aged care providers in a time of upheaval and change for the sector.
Humble and curious directors are willing to learn what they need to know to fulfil their roles and responsibilities, an expert in aged care governance tells Australian Ageing Agenda.
Greater emphasis on the importance of board members could attract more women to the role, an advisor tells AAA in this report marking International Women’s Day.
The directors of aged care boards are facing “key tests” including a high regulatory burden, increasing consumer choice and changes to funding, the Governance Institute of Australia has warned.
APPLICATION: South Australian provider Eldercare has improved operational efficiency, billing accuracy and reporting timeframes with a new system to support regulatory and industry change.
Home Care Today, a CDC support project, is hosting a free webinar for aged care senior executives and board members on the changes to home care packages planned for February 2017.
Michael Goldsworthy outlines why aged care boards are adopting new approaches to their strategic thinking and decision making.
The next generation in home monitoring platforms, digital onboarding software for new staff and a mobile governance tool are among new applications and solutions that were launched in the lead up to this year’s Information Technology in Aged Care conference on the Gold Coast.
AUDIO: Aged care organisations must ensure they have the right people on their boards and then continue to invest in them and their development, an industry expert has advised.
Claims of poor outcomes in residential aged care have been back in the news. AAA asks organisational psychologists with experience in the sector to share their insights into how providers can create a culture where staff feel supported and safe making a report to management.
The pressure is on aged care organisations to make important strategic decisions as they respond to the changing policy landscape, but are their boards up to the challenge?
Comprehensive selection, induction and evaluation of board members is necessary to ensure boardroom success, consultant Fleur Hannen told the ACS State Conference in Sydney on Wednesday.
Futurist and commentator Dr Keith Suter writes that to survive in the new era of reform, aged care managers and board directors will need stop benchmarking the competition and instead look to new ideas and uncontested opportunities in the industry.