What’s Your Message? | Communication in Aged Care

What’s Your Message? | Communication in Aged Care

I have a confession to make: you see, I have been fascinated with this thing we label as ‘communication’ or more specifically ‘messaging’ for a long time, probably because I have personally struggled in getting it right, and I know how critical good communication...
6 Expert Cleaning Tips to Reduce the Risk of Infection

6 Expert Cleaning Tips to Reduce the Risk of Infection

If you’ve ever felt overwhelmed by the standards associated with cleaning an aged care facility, or providing home based care cleaning services in the community, especially since the spread of COVID-19, you are not alone. As the Approved Provider of an Aged Care...
Toolbox Talks – Let’s not become complacent

Toolbox Talks – Let’s not become complacent

When was the last time you presented or participated in a toolbox talk? Hopefully your answer was “sometime in the last month” at the very least, as staying up to date with safety information is an important aspect of providing quality care. We’ve borrowed...
The Importance of Version Control

The Importance of Version Control

What’s the big deal with version control? Ever found yourself using an old version of a document, or perhaps faced with a number of different versions of the same document but weren’t sure which one you should be using? That’s why you need version control. Version...
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...