Preventing Slips, Trips and Falls in the Home

Preventing Slips, Trips and Falls in the Home

Slips, trips and falls can happen to anyone, but we know that they become more common as people age. In saying that, falls should not be dismissed as just a ‘part of getting older’ or that the person was ‘not paying attention’ – falls can be a warning sign that...
Chemotherapy & Cytotoxic Waste – Care in the Home

Chemotherapy & Cytotoxic Waste – Care in the Home

Just recently, a friend of the family commenced chemotherapy. After receiving the cocktail of chemicals, designed to kill cancer cells, she was sent home to recuperate. This is common – who wants to remain in hospital anyway? What concerned me though, was the...
Care Worker Shortage? – Think Laterally

Care Worker Shortage? – Think Laterally

Statistics have shown that in our ageing society, there is a looming issue… care worker shortage! For many aged care service providers, this is already a concern. Attracting staff who have the necessary qualifications, as well as aptitude for the role, can be...
Correct Storage of Client Documentation – For Your Eyes Only!

Correct Storage of Client Documentation – For Your Eyes Only!

Are you storing client information correctly? Imagine you are a client of a business. You have provided the business with your personal details; your name, date of birth and contact details, including your address. The fact that you are a single person is also noted...