What’s the deal with Care Coordination?

What’s the deal with Care Coordination?

Have you noticed how much trickier things have become when it comes to client management? When I started out in the aged care industry in remote communities, we simply received a referral and worked with the local clinic to ensure the person got the care and support...
Aged Care Packages – what’s in the box?

Aged Care Packages – what’s in the box?

I belong to a Facebook group that aims to help consumers and their families understand and navigate the aged care system. Because let's face it, simply accessing aged care services can be confusing for many. The group is great: there are a lot of knowledgeable people...
Good Things Often Come in Small Packages

Good Things Often Come in Small Packages

Big is not necessarily better. Neither is an increase in the numbers of care providers who may have entered the industry driven by the lure of profit. This is something that is becoming evident from reports in the media lately, especially when it comes to aged care...
Family and Stakeholder Meetings

Family and Stakeholder Meetings

One important area of developing a care plan for a person is recognising family members or significant others in their lives who are either providing direct care and support to the person, or who are actively interested in ensuring the person gets the best care to...