In part one of our special on the evolution of the aged and community care sector, we look ahead at some of the funding and workforce changes providers can expect over the coming years, and what organisations can do now to minimise the impact on their business.Read more >
Posts tagged 'home care'
A trial of Consumer Directed Care (CDC) at six residential aged care facilities has highlighted the key areas of focus for a successful roll out.Read more >
Telstra Health – Aged, Disability & Community Care (ADCC) recently attended the 2016 ACSA National Summit in Hobart. With the theme ‘Choose to Thrive’, the conference explored ways for providers to innovate in order to keep up with the changing, consumer-led landscape.Read more >
An Aged Care Financing Authority (ACFA) report has revealed that 72 per cent of community care providers experienced a net profit in 2014-15, up by 6 per cent on the previous year.Read more >
A CSIRO study has found that telehealth has the potential to save $3 billion annually, with study participants experiencing a 36 per cent decrease in hospital admissions throughout the 12 month trial.Read more >
Leading software companies are increasingly turning to user experience experts to ensure their products are enjoyable and easy to use. To better understand the importance of user experience, we look back at a 2015 interview with Telstra Health – Aged, Disability & Community Care’s User Experience (UX) Manager, Matthew Sarah, where he explains why UX matters and how it benefits users.
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The new government Regional Aged Care Profiles tool has been designed to provide information on government funded aged care places and recipients across Australia.Read more >
Alzheimer’s Australia has launched the Community Café Toolkit app to assist aged and community care organisations to set up social groups for people with dementia.Read more >
The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is predicted to create 1000 new jobs in western New South Wales, with similar growth expected at launch sites nationally.Read more >
A report has revealed that the future of Consumer Directed Care (CDC) in Australia may include an assessment and support process for family carers, similar to that of care recipients.Read more >