Almost 1,500 people have downloaded the Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission’s mobile app on the sector’s quality standards in its first month.
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The Royal Commission into Aged Care is a welcome development for many reasons including the opportunities it provides to reflect on the achievements as well as the oversights of the reforms in home care, Dr Beatriz Cardona writes.
LASA is launching an online tool to help home and residential aged care providers transition to the new quality standards which come into force this year.
When do you say you’re sorry? Aged care providers have been warned against “throwing apologies out to the wind” when an adverse incident occurs as this could leave them legally liable.
To help aged care providers with the transition to the new quality standards, Julie McStay addresses key challenges they may face in this new column about quality conversations.
Australia’s peak body for spiritual care in ageing has produced a resource to help service providers train staff on how to incorporate spirituality into their activities.
The Department of Health is hosting a live webinar for aged care service providers next week on the draft quality standards and updates to the My Aged Care gateway.
A greater focus on outcomes for consumers and a common core of standards across aged care are among the key messages for government from an Australian Aged Care Quality Agency report.