Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff!

Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff!

In the aged care and disability industry we know that work can be stressful. We deal with a variety of people who require our attention and support, as well as having to complete tasks within a tight timeframe. As team leaders or coordination staff, we have deadlines...
Embracing Mental Self-Care

Embracing Mental Self-Care

This week we recognised World Mental Health Awareness Day. On Thursday the 10th October, people around the world are reminded to consider how they support their own mental health and wellbeing as well as that of others around them. There are experiences that can make...

The Power of Mastermind Groups

As an individual you can sometimes find yourself isolated, struggling for answers on your own. You might eventually find those elusive answers by searching the internet, hunching over books or stumbling across it months later when you’ve all but given up in...
The Personal Development Plan – Building A Better You

The Personal Development Plan – Building A Better You

The environment in which we work is transforming rapidly. In the next decade, change will be a constant companion. With an ageing demographic and changing community expectations, services will need to adapt and prepare to meet new challenges. Managers and coordinators...
The Importance of Emotional Intelligence in Aged Care Staffing

The Importance of Emotional Intelligence in Aged Care Staffing

Imagine this: you are looking to employ a new aged care coordinator. On your desk are the best two candidates. The first is a 28 year old, who holds aged care qualifications, degrees and certificates galore, but little practical experience in aged care. The other...