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2014 ACSA National Conference wrap-up – Part 1

| 15 Sep 2014

The 2014 Aged Care Services Association (ACSA) National Conference took place in Adelaide last week, with over 1,000 attendees coming together from across the not-for-profit and faith-based aged care sector. We take a look at some of the highlights from the conference, focusing on how aged care providers can keep up the changing nature of aged care.

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Can technology drive quality in aged care?

| 04 Sep 2014

Technology will never stand to replace the human interaction that occupies the very heart of aged care. However, there is a wide-range of information technology and software being exclusively developed for the aged care sector, many of which include residential and home care-specific applications that work together to positively influence the quality of care and support services delivered.

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CDC: Key considerations for home care providers

| 19 Dec 2013

One of the most significant developments to come out of the Australian Government’s 10-year plan for aged care reforms has been the introduction of Consumer Directed Care (CDC). In summary, CDC gives consumers greater control and flexibility over their own lives by allowing them to make choices about the types of care and services they receive.

While, CDC represents a progressive step forward in empowering the consumer, the detail of exactly how the program will operate in a practical sense also represents a fundamental change for many home care providers. Here, we explore some of those key considerations.

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