Care Is Not Only For Clients…

Care Is Not Only For Clients…

Are you looking after yourself? Yes, I’m talking to you. As a coordinator or worker in the aged care industry, there are many people relying on you and I know from experience that we sometimes lose sight of our personal health and wellbeing as we deal with the stress...
6 Simple Tips That Make Clients Want to Eat Their Meal

6 Simple Tips That Make Clients Want to Eat Their Meal

The saying goes that we eat with our eyes first. I’ll admit, I have been guilty of this – either deciding I don’t like something simply by looking at it or piling my plate with more food than I can eat (but sometimes it all looks so irresistible!). You’ve probably...
Driver’s seat of Life – the Importance of Independence

Driver’s seat of Life – the Importance of Independence

Maintaining independence, social connection, choice and control. These are a few common words and phrases that we hear a lot when talking about ageing and aged care. There are many more, but the focus of this story in light of mental health week and month is ‘What...
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...
Dishwashers – the truth and tips

Dishwashers – the truth and tips

Some people think that dishwashers will do it all for you – soaping, scrubbing, rinsing, polishing. Truth is, they don’t. The real purpose of your dishwasher is to sanitise your cups and plates. The temperature of the water combined with the chemicals you add to the...