The aged care sector’s technology body has launched a mentoring initiative to support providers to implement effective information technology systems.
From clinicians to aspiring leaders, aged care facilities are tapping mentors to pass on their knowledge and expertise.
The Acorn Network is hosting a series of networking events for young aged care professionals to help nurture new mentoring relationships in the sector.
Our next issue is looking at online learning and professional development; the latest in facility design; and key clinical reports including dementia and infection control.
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.
A free clinical mentoring resource is available for community and residential aged care providers to use in training and workforce development .
In this wrap: resource to cut energy bill by up to 60 per cent; clinical mentoring guide; planning resource for older people with a mental illness.
The need to leave emotion out of decision-making may be a widely held maxim in management circles but organisations should not underestimate the importance of emotional intelligence when preparing to implement major reforms, such as the kind facing aged care.