Professional Development – Bringing Your Team Along

Professional Development – Bringing Your Team Along

If professional development is something that is viewed as ‘only for senior staff,’ then the organisation is selling itself short. While it’s great that support workers or supervisors are undertaking certificate-level aged care training, this should be...

The Power of Mastermind Groups

As an individual you can sometimes find yourself isolated, struggling for answers on your own. You might eventually find those elusive answers by searching the internet, hunching over books or stumbling across it months later when you’ve all but given up in...
The Personal Development Plan – Building A Better You

The Personal Development Plan – Building A Better You

The environment in which we work is transforming rapidly. In the next decade, change will be a constant companion. With an ageing demographic and changing community expectations, services will need to adapt and prepare to meet new challenges. Managers and coordinators...
The Importance of Emotional Intelligence in Aged Care Staffing

The Importance of Emotional Intelligence in Aged Care Staffing

Imagine this: you are looking to employ a new aged care coordinator. On your desk are the best two candidates. The first is a 28 year old, who holds aged care qualifications, degrees and certificates galore, but little practical experience in aged care. The other...
Why You Need a 90-Day Plan and How to Set One Up in 25 Minutes or Less

Why You Need a 90-Day Plan and How to Set One Up in 25 Minutes or Less

Last week we talked about the changes that are rolling out in the aged and disability sectors and how you can future-proof your organisation. For some organisations, there may be a number of improvements or activities that need to be completed in time for the reforms...
Training Needs Analysis – Proactively Upskilling Your Staff

Training Needs Analysis – Proactively Upskilling Your Staff

The Training Needs Analysis – measuring skill sets and knowledge for a proactive approach to aged care training and coaching. Generally, when we commence working with a new organisation we conduct a Training Needs Analysis (TNA) with care staff and the coordinator....