Long Road, Short Road – The tale of two horses

Long Road, Short Road – The tale of two horses

Two weeks ago I fractured a rib; somewhat painful and an injury I could have done without. Explaining the situation to Carrie, all I had to say was “horse”, backed up by the “don’t worry, I’m okay, really… I can still sit and type – I...
Approved Providers – Working with the New Kids on the Block

Approved Providers – Working with the New Kids on the Block

With the 27th February 2017 deadline looming, established aged care providers should look around them to see who else is positioning themselves to offer Home Care Package management and support in their region. It has been interesting to note that over the past couple...
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...
Increasing Choice in Home Care – Avoiding Organisational Meltdown

Increasing Choice in Home Care – Avoiding Organisational Meltdown

The Deadline for the implementation of the Increasing Choice in Home Care Reform is nearing. By now, most people working in the aged care industry will be aware that there are significant changes ahead as a result of the Increasing Choice in Home Care reforms which...
Quality of Life – the ATSI Flexi

Quality of Life – the ATSI Flexi

I was interested to hear a talk presented by the Quality Agency recently on their discovery that the compliance rate of residential care services was above 95% in meeting the aged care standards. But what was more interesting were their observations about Quality of...