Category: Care Workers

Elderly Abuse – LOOK, LISTEN, REPORT!

Health care professionals working in the aged care industry are required to report suspected cases and signs regarding elder abuse. Studies coming from the Australian Gerontology Association have shown that the chances of an elder reporting the abuse directly is less likely to happen due to extenuating circumstances such as fear of retribution, being dependent …

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 …

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 …

Aged Care Growingly The Number One Job In Healthcare

Queensland’s Griffith University did research that revealed the number one job in the next years in the healthcare industry. The research was carried out by Professor Wendy Moyle, from the centre of Health Practice Care in Griffith’s Centre. The study conducted found some changes in allied health and caring; this is for the aging population …

Younger Aged Care Professionals Needed Now

Cohorts of health professionals have recently been attracted to new aged care training programs across the country. Surprisingly, the number of elderly care professionals who are under 35 years of age has remained stagnant since 2003. When the older health professionals begin to retire, there will be a significant shortage of workers. Chief Executive of …