The debate around mandated nurse-to-resident ratios in aged care has continued, after Senator Glenn Lazarus offered his support to the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation’s campaign to have mandatory levels introduced.Read more >
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Australian home care workers must receive better training and conditions in order to reform the system, according to a New Zealand Professor.Read more >
Organisational psychologist, Warren Senn, has explained how aged care workers can best manage toxic personalities in their workplace.Read more >
An audit of all government funded aged care workforce programs is being undertaken to determine if there are any gaps or duplications in the sector, Assistant Minister for Social Services Mitch Fifield has stated.Read more >
The Australian Community Workers Association (ACWA) has launched a national registry for Australian home care workers, creating a verification system for the sector.Read more >
Deloitte and iCareHealth held their second round-table lunch last month with senior executives from a range of aged care providers. The discussion, led by Tapan Parekh, Deloitte’s National Leader for Senior Living, focused on current developments in the sector. Here we summarise some key themes from the discussion.Read more >
Investing in software is based on the knowledge of the significant benefits the solution can provide to help your organisation. However, as staff leave and new staff come on board the domain knowledge of the software solution you have implemented becomes diluted across your organisation. In this post, we discuss why aged care providers must have a strategy in place for continued, comprehensive end-user software training to ensure you get the most out of your IT investment.Read more >