Category: Aged Care Industry

In home Care – What is available?

Most elderly Australians prefer living in the comfort of their homes, keeping friends, family and loved ones nearby. However, with life experience catching up to them, special needs arise. The need for extra care increases to maintain a healthy lifestyle. In-home care services are meant to help maintain own independence and reduce the need for …

3 Ways to Engage Your Workforce

An engaged workforce is a major contributor of any organisation’s success and it is no different in aged care.  Such increases financial returns and improves care tremendously and keeps happy and loyal workforce. A survey was conducted to figure out what are the main factors that help influence staff to engage in organisational strategies that …

Independent Complaints Program For Aged Care

The number of people receiving aged care services either in the community or a residential facility is rapidly increasing. Most aged care facilities provide proper service, yet, people’s expectations differ from the care they receive. People seeking help are advised to speak up and address any issue they have but may not know the proper …

The Need to Minimise Patient Medications

It is widely known that when people get older, their bodies begin to break down in one form or another. As a direct result, older individuals eventually find themselves in situations where they are taking multiple prescription medications as a means of keeping a particular condition under control. Unfortunately, there has been relatively little information …

4 Pointers for Aged Care Migrant Employees

The Leading Age Services in Australia (LASA) has called for the regulatory body to do a proper assessment of the qualifications of the migrant personal care workers. It is simply to ensure they are in line with the Australian standard and make certain they reach the level of English proficiency. The appropriate regulatory body for …

4 Key Points In Caring For The Aged

Selecting the right type of care for your loved ones is tricky. In most countries, there has been a general increased in aged population due to cases of low fertility levels in the younger population and a prolonged life expectancy in citizens. It is for this reasons that some sources such as the internet offer …