Aged care providers need to focus on engaging residents in their care rather than approaching their families first, an industry conference heard.
Lifestyle services can have a significant impact on resident health and wellbeing, and as the sector becomes more consumer directed, what providers offer can become a determining factor in financial viability.
For her commitment to tackling social isolation among older women, Helen Jurcevic was recognised in the 2015 Queen’s Birthday honours, along with fellow leaders working in aged care and ageing.
Estia Health appoints Mark Brandon as chief quality officer; Dr Bruce Stevens becomes new director for Centre for Ageing and Pastoral Care.
Assess your facility’s performance against aged care standards while on the go with this new app from the accreditation agency.
The Aged Care Standards and Accreditation Agency has partnered with state and territory industry peak bodies to offer the Understanding Accreditation course to association members.