Aged care CEO Sandra Hills says she hopes to use her Queen’s Birthday Honour as a platform to further drive change in the sector.
From clinicians to aspiring leaders, aged care facilities are tapping mentors to pass on their knowledge and expertise.
Residential aged care could look to home care for retention strategies as a new survey finds community workers are more satisfied.
A group of young professionals is preparing to take up board internships after completing a program that aims to support emerging leaders in aged care.
The Acorn Network is hosting a series of networking events for young aged care professionals to help nurture new mentoring relationships in the sector.
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.
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.
Aged care organisations need to nurture aspiring leaders by providing a safe space to learn, grow and develop, says Mercy Health Group chief executive Stephen Cornelissen who recently took out a top leadership award.
High quality leadership development in aged care can happen on a relatively small budget, says Dr Judith Chapman, who outlines four elements of a winning strategy.
Three big challenges greet new clinical team leaders from their first day in the role. If you are considering a leadership position, or are still settling into your new role, psychologist Judith Chapman shares what you can expect.
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.
Covering topics such as leadership, staff wellbeing and brain health, here’s our pick of the latest books to put on your bookshelf.
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.
A new aged care leadership portal will be launched on Monday to deliver resources and tools specifically targeting leadership development and promotion in the sector.