June 2024

Well, we did say it was coming, but boy… neither Carrie, I, or our team thought the month of June would literally be a whirlwind of ambulances, hospitals and the dreaded ‘C' word! I have experienced first-hand the health system in chaos and the impact on...

May 2024

Autumn has arrived in earnest – and along with it, a rise in respiratory infections: Influenza, RSV and COVID infection rates are all significantly increasing in the broader community. If you haven't reviewed your outbreak plans and infection prevention and control...

April 2024

Recently we have been working with many small independent aged care providers, helping them prepare for Quality Reviews. One thing that stood out to us is the passion and ‘heart' that providers and their teams have for the work they do. We know how much work...

February/March 2024

It's March already! And holy dooley, there's a lot happening… February saw a plethora of webinars and updates from the Department of Health & Aged Care and the Quality & Safety Commission. You may have also attended one of the live workshops on the New Aged Care...

January/February 2024

If you feel like you and your service are under a spotlight, it may be because you are! Increased transparency is going to be a focus for both Home Care and Residential Care Providers with financial information published on My Aged Care by the end of February, so it's...

December 2023/January 2024

I hope you got a chance to have a break, even if it was only a short one over the Christmas and New Year period, as 2024 is going to be a year full of ‘new' things and more reform! The Interim First Nations Aged Care Commissioner commenced this month, with...