Recognising Elder Abuse – And What You Can Do About It

Recognising Elder Abuse – And What You Can Do About It

Elder abuse can be defined quite simply as: ‘Any act within a relationship of trust that harms an older person.’ Elder abuse is something that is possibly more prevalent than we think. The abuse can be hidden in mainstream settings, where individuals live...
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...
10 reasons for Policies and Procedures

10 reasons for Policies and Procedures

As a young employee, I used to think that policies and procedures were just a dull and boring part of the workplace. They were something that was a necessary evil, more important for the management than staff, and could be ignored for most of the time. As time has...
Different, Not Wrong

Different, Not Wrong

Recently we visited friends in Europe. One of the best, but hardest things about travelling overseas is that they do things differently. For a start, they drive on the opposite side of the road, they have different shop opening hours, celebrate different holidays and...