The aged and community care sector is evolving rapidly, with government funding changes and staff shortages leading to an increase in provider restructures, mergers and consolidations. In part two of our special on aged and community care sector changes, we look at some of the ways providers can maximise their funding levels and retain an engaged workforce to meet the demands of an ageing population.Read more >
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Gaming is being used to educate aged and healthcare workers about issues such as safety risks and hazards within a care environment.Read more >
Aged Care Complaints Commissioner, Rae Lamb, will be hosting a webinar on the most common complaints received about community care providers, and what organisations can do to address them.Read more >
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 >
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 >