Understanding Wellness and Reablement in Aged Care

Understanding Wellness and Reablement in Aged Care

There are a number of benefits to having adult daughters studying university subjects from home; not only do I get cups of tea and coffee brought to me in my home office, I also learn lots of new and interesting things. This week it was the difference between...
Outcomes versus Outputs

Outcomes versus Outputs

Sometimes in aged care we look at what we are doing for someone and view that as the outcome for the individual. The client is getting a shower and therefore improving their hygiene, or they are getting a good meal and thereby maintaining their nutritional health; but...
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;...