The new way of gathering information – Social Media for aged care

The new way of gathering information – Social Media for aged care

As Service Coordinators, with the day to day demands of our jobs, we can find our world shrinking until our horizon is limited to ‘our’ centre, ‘our’ community or ‘our’ organisation. However, out there in the big wide world, there are other service providers, other...
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...
Disease and the Elderly: How can You Help your Clients?

Disease and the Elderly: How can You Help your Clients?

I had an interesting conversation late last year with a colleague who returned to study as an Enrolled Nurse (EN) after a number of years working in administrative roles within various government and non-government organisations. This colleague had returned to a...
Professional Development – never stop learning

Professional Development – never stop learning

Most people spend at least ten to twelve years at school and some go on to study further at University or College for another few years. Admittedly a lot of this time is spent learning the basics that assist us through life: reading, writing and arithmetic, as well as...