Also in this wrap: executive team for merged trio in WA is announced; Baptistcare appoints new head of aged care; and a new director announced for HammondCare’s palliative care centre.
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An initiative to help residents and families discuss difficult subjects, a dementia care project and a leadership program are among the projects recognised in nominations for the HESTA Aged Care Awards.
While “co-production” has become a key term in aged care policy in recent times, many aged care providers still aren’t clear on what it means in practice. Now the lessons from a major trial will help to demonstrate.
An aged care provider’s success with a series of fitness and wellness centres co-located at its residential facilities has been recognised with an innovation in service award.
With the government having signalled the next reforms to commence in 2017, many are hopeful that 2016 will be a year of action and preparation for change.
VIDEO: From the need for an ageing plan for Australia to the importance of standing up for disadvantaged clients, aged care leaders discuss the challenges and opportunities facing the sector.
AUDIO: From CEO to frontline and back office staff, everyone working in aged care is in a fantastic position to make a difference to the clients they serve, says Mary Freer, CEO and founder of Change Day Australia.
After more than 35 years in the food industry, Maggie Beer has turned her attention to advocacy and set her sights on aged care. She talks to AAA about her new foundation and inspiring a positive food culture.
Providers and leaders in Victoria, South Australia and the Northern Territory have been recognised for their innovation, dedication and passion at recent industry awards.