Outcomes versus Outputs

Outcomes versus Outputs

Sometimes in aged care we look at what we are doing for someone and view that as the outcome for the individual. The client is getting a shower and therefore improving their hygiene, or they are getting a good meal and thereby maintaining their nutritional health; but...
8 Reasons Why Client Documentation is Important in Aged Care

8 Reasons Why Client Documentation is Important in Aged Care

Documentation, or rather ‘good’ client documentation, is the cornerstone of quality care outcomes. Well written care plans along with detailed progress or case notes both support and demonstrate quality care. In our experience working across many services, one of the...
Cultural Safety Plans

Cultural Safety Plans

Culturally Safe Practices and Cultural Safety Plans; what are they, and why they are necessary? As a multicultural country, many of Australia’s citizens originate from a variety of countries around the world (It is estimated that over 20% of Australians were born...