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...
Overcoming Diabetes – The Challenge In Your Communities

Overcoming Diabetes – The Challenge In Your Communities

Last month saw a worldwide focus on the topic of ‘Overcoming Diabetes’ through World Health Day. With an estimated 347 million people in the world living with diabetes and an expectation that by 2030 it will become the 7th leading cause of death, I think that focus is...
Responding in an Emergency – Client Emergency Management Plans

Responding in an Emergency – Client Emergency Management Plans

Across the top of Australia the build up has started. In outback areas the temperature is rising and the first of the storms are moving through. Even in the more temperate areas of the country people are gearing up for the hot weather to come and the summer storm...
Helping your clients identify meaningful goals

Helping your clients identify meaningful goals

One of the clearly defined goals of the aged care reforms is for people to remain active participants of their community. There are clearly both social and economic benefits to keeping elders within the social structure of any community. Elders have the time to devote...