Diversity – Peeling Back the Layers

Diversity – Peeling Back the Layers

In the last blog we discussed visible and invisible diversity, the differences, and the importance of understanding people as a ‘whole’. Today we’re looking at being a Change Agent and recognising how people and organisations have different layers of diversity....
Diversity – the ‘Invisible’ Factor

Diversity – the ‘Invisible’ Factor

‘Diversity’ – is this just a fashionable new-age term in the aged care sector, up there with the likes of ‘person-centred’, ‘inclusion’ and ‘individuality’? And in what context does it apply when we are talking about care and support as a worker or provider in...
Building Aged Care Support Networks in Your Community

Building Aged Care Support Networks in Your Community

How many times have you heard phrases like these? “It’s your responsibility”. “The person is an aged care client so you should be doing it”. ‘It’ being a multitude of supports that supposedly you, as the aged care coordinator, should be arranging for the individual...
Toolbox Talks and Info Shares: upskilling your workforce

Toolbox Talks and Info Shares: upskilling your workforce

Employing staff who are suitable for the job is only half the story, you also need to help your staff understand your organisational culture and workplace and how to complete their job in a safe and efficient manner. Every workplace is slightly different and each...
A Pledge for Positive Change: Providing client centred care in 2015

A Pledge for Positive Change: Providing client centred care in 2015

Change. Often this is imposed on us from above. But what if you were the change-maker? What difference could you make in your workplace? International Change Day is fast approaching – mark it on your calendar: Wednesday 11th March 2015. What is it? Change Day is...