Open Borders – What does this mean for your service?

Open Borders – What does this mean for your service?

Around Australia we are hearing the term open borders, as in ‘the borders will be open in time for Christmas’ – or perhaps not, depending on what State or Territory you live in. While many people are rejoicing that they will be able to spend this holiday time with...
How to Sensitively Approach Vaccine Hesitancy in Aged Care

How to Sensitively Approach Vaccine Hesitancy in Aged Care

Last week, I spent time in a remote community in South Australia. Whilst completing some aged care client assessments, I asked people what their intention was regarding getting the COVID vaccination once it was available to them. It was both interesting and disturbing...
Vaccination – it’s not for me, it’s for you

Vaccination – it’s not for me, it’s for you

What’s so important about immunisation or flu vaccines? In the past, I haven’t really considered getting a flu vaccination – after all, I am healthy and have no underlying health conditions. If I get any sort of cold or illness I tend to shake it off...