Keeping On Top and Staying Strong

Keeping On Top and Staying Strong

Those of us working in the aged care industry are used to change. We’ve been adapting and modifying the way we operate to make things better for those who need our support as they age, but right now, we’re facing something that is forcing us to adapt and modify...
Planning to Succeed

Planning to Succeed

Happy New Year! As we move into 2020, there are no shortages of ‘New Year’s Resolutions’ being flung around from every direction, most not making it past the end of January. Why do you think that is? It’s because people don’t know that they must plan to succeed. When...
Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff!

Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff!

In the aged care and disability industry we know that work can be stressful. We deal with a variety of people who require our attention and support, as well as having to complete tasks within a tight timeframe. As team leaders or coordination staff, we have deadlines...
Embracing Mental Self-Care

Embracing Mental Self-Care

This week we recognised World Mental Health Awareness Day. On Thursday the 10th October, people around the world are reminded to consider how they support their own mental health and wellbeing as well as that of others around them. There are experiences that can make...
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...
Care Is Not Only For Clients…

Care Is Not Only For Clients…

Are you looking after yourself? Yes, I’m talking to you. As a coordinator or worker in the aged care industry, there are many people relying on you and I know from experience that we sometimes lose sight of our personal health and wellbeing as we deal with the stress...