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Simplicity in software: Creating workplace efficiencies through modern design

| 30 Mar 2016

The aged care sector is turning to technology to create more efficient processes and deliver better quality care. With worker’s computer literacy levels varying widely across the sector, it is essential that aged care providers seek out technology that has been designed with simplicity in mind. Utilising software that has a strong User Experience (UX) design focus is now a key priority for providers nationally.

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Aged care and the internet: Why digital inclusion is the next trend in positive ageing

| 26 Nov 2015

Aged care providers are recognising the benefits of engaging older Australians through the internet. This can come in the form of marketing their organisation online, through to offering free Wi-Fi access or basic computer lessons. It is important that providers understand the value of this commodity in differentiating their business from their competitors.

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2015 LASA National Congress wrap-up – Part 2

| 22 Oct 2015

Co-design and future proofing were the key themes of the 2015 LASA National Congress in Melbourne last week. iCareHealth joined around 1000 attendees to witness presentations and panel discussions on topics such as sector reform, the introduction of national quality indicators, and the My Aged Care gateway. In part two of our wrap-up of the event, we highlight some of the key messages that can help aged care providers strengthen their organisation

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2015 LASA National Congress wrap-up – Part 1

| 22 Oct 2015

Co-design and future proofing were the key themes of the 2015 LASA National Congress in Melbourne last week. iCareHealth joined around 1000 attendees to witness presentations and panel discussions on topics such as sector reform, the introduction of national quality indicators, and the My Aged Care gateway. Here we provide a wrap-up of the event and highlight key messages that can help aged care providers strengthen their organisation.

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SLIDESHOW: What your organisation needs to know about medication management

| 15 Oct 2015

Residential aged care facilities are now administering an average of 9.75 medications per resident – an increase from an average of 7 to 8 only two years ago. Following this trend, it is essential that providers put in place a comprehensive electronic medication management system to reduce the increasing risk of medication-related adverse events. We’ve put together a slideshow to explain the significance of electronic medication management and how it can benefit aged care providers.

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