Leadership, communication and collaboration are consistently seen as the top three skills people managers want and online training can help foster these skills, writes Scott Cooper.
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The aged care sector needs to attract people from other industries to help meet the demand for workers, a provider will tell an upcoming industry conference on workforce.
The future aged care workforce needs to have compassion, knowledge on complex issues and access to career-long learning, an expert tells an aged care forum.
Sector peak ACSA has backed a star-rating approach to evaluating staffing levels like the one at the centre of a new report that found more than half of Australian aged care residents are in facilities with too few staff.
Dementia education should be at the forefront of all aged care workforce considerations, writes Danielle Wrench.
Some home care operations are turning to cloud based mobile communications to better enable their workforce, writes Andrew Tucker.
Aged care providers around the country are celebrating the thousands of people who give their time, energy and skills for free to support the wellbeing of residents.
A Labor government will ensure that every aged care facility has a registered nurse on site 24 hours a day, publishes its staff skill mix and has appropriate and properly-trained staff at all times, the leader of the Opposition has announced.
In the absence of appropriately drafted policies or contracts of employment, aged care employers may be required to pay superannuation on annual leave loading, writes Grace Kim.
In the forthcoming March-April edition of Australian Ageing Agenda we put the focus on nutrition, including how aged care facilities can improve the quality of the food they serve, pain management, workforce recruitment and retention and allied health.
The gender pay gap in favour of men has widened for the second year for the female-dominated aged care, health and social services industry, new data from the Workplace Gender Equality Agency shows.
Long-serving aged care chief executive Ian Hardy has been appointed chair of the new committee tasked with reviewing the skills and qualifications for the future aged care workforce.
Aged care providers need to implement flexible working arrangements to boost staff morale and retention, delegates at a national industry congress have heard.
Amana Living’s dedicated staffing approach embodies person-centred care and its principles are transferable to any organisation, writes CEO Stephanie Buckland.