Wellness Report for the Commonwealth Home Support Programme

Wellness Report for the Commonwealth Home Support Programme

By now you will have received your new contract for the continuation of the Commonwealth Home Support Programme (CHSP) funding for your organisation for a further two years. If you’ve read through the contract carefully, which you should have done, plus you have...
Routine is Not a Dirty Word

Routine is Not a Dirty Word

For some of us, the thought of living a ‘routine’ life makes us want to run for the hills screeching like banshees! It can conjure up an image of being ‘stuck’ or ‘lacking excitement’, and yes, in that context, routine can be a real fizzer. But imagine if we had to...
The benefits of bush trips and activity days in aged care

The benefits of bush trips and activity days in aged care

As a coordinator or manager of a service, you are often under pressure to ‘get the job done’ and I see many people becoming task focused to the exclusion of all else. I recognise that clients may need assistance to shower, have their clothes washed and meals cooked;...