An aged care provider has launched a mentoring program for tertiary students to challenge their preconceptions about working in the sector.
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The Royal Commission has heard about the success of a model of care that focuses on enriching the lives of residents and fostering relationships with staff.
Individuals and organisations from across the aged care sector have been recognised for their commitment, dedication and achievements at a gala dinner in Adelaide.
Providers around the country have got behind the inaugural awareness day to celebrate all people working in aged care.
Aged care provider the Whiddon Group has launched a social media campaign that aims to dispel common stereotypes and misconceptions about residential aged care.
Individuals and organisations in the aged care and retirement living sectors have been recognised for their outstanding achievements including complaint-free customer service and improving residents’ quality of life.
Introducing a new care approach in residential services requires a cultural change training program that is backed by new processes, a provider will tell a best-practice forum on wellness.
From developing and trialling new programs and initiatives to major capital works, aged care executives tell AAA what’s on their agenda for the year ahead.
Also in this wrap: RSL Care South Australia expands into regional area, and The Whiddon Group moves into Queensland with acquisition of Star Aged Living assets.
Also in this wrap: New facility features a farm for residents’ wellbeing; facility upgrade supports Grafton’s seniors; and Benetas and Macedon Ranges Health join forces.
In this wrap: Whiddon recognised for its integration of a tool that measures and evaluates residents’ wellbeing; and HammondCare picks up building award.
Aged care provider The Whiddon Group is using International Nurses Day to launch a social media campaign that encourages people to thank nurses who have cared for them.
Rural and remote providers welcome recent government funding boosts to aged care provision, and the minister’s public commitment to resolving issues in the bush, but they say government action must go beyond the viability supplement.
An aged care worker who has become known for her innovative approach to making mealtimes fun and interesting for residents is among those recognised in the sector’s annual hospitality awards.