Keeping On Top and Staying Strong

Keeping On Top and Staying Strong

Those of us working in the aged care industry are used to change. We’ve been adapting and modifying the way we operate to make things better for those who need our support as they age, but right now, we’re facing something that is forcing us to adapt and modify...
Wishing you a very merry Christmas and a good soaking rain

Wishing you a very merry Christmas and a good soaking rain

I stepped out of the car to take a picture of the dry paddocks on the way out to a small town located in northern New South Wales and found myself sinking into a pile of sand and chaff, the fallout from recent dust storms that had picked up everything that was laying...
Making It Real – Engage your team in applying policies & procedures

Making It Real – Engage your team in applying policies & procedures

Last week, we looked at the importance of having policies and procedures that are up to date, appropriate, that reflect your operational environment, and support the delivery of quality outcomes. But it’s not enough to just have a set of policies that management are...
Residual Current Devices – Do you really need to use them?

Residual Current Devices – Do you really need to use them?

Last Sunday was the World Day for Safety and Health at Work, so this week we thought we would cover off on a topic relevant to community aged and disability workers – the use of Residual Current Devices when providing home care services. I was recently asked by...