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The Unbearable Heaviness of Too Much Resilience
“We’re doing the best that we can do with what we have right now, and that’s all we can be expected to do. The present situation is beyond just being resilient.” —Anonymous Care Wo...
Innovating Training and Development: VR and Immersive Learning Can Help
Virtual reality (VR) and immersive learning provides a fast and cost effective empowering skills solution that overcomes challenges age services organisations are currently experie...
Sector Change, or More of the Same: Can the Circle Be Unbroken?
“For to permit yourself to do only that which you are good at is to be trapped in a cage whose bars are not steel but self-judgement.” —Tim Wu, Professor, Columbia Law School If yo...
Insignificance Is Career Bliss: Step Away From the Light
“We moved from what cultural historians call a culture of character to a culture of personality. During the culture of character, what was important was the good deeds that you per...
Music: Aged Care’s Neuro-Superfood
Back in 1997 Harvard scientist, Steven Pinker referred to music as nothing more than ‘auditory cheesecake’. A nice to have that tickles our pleasure system but has no real evolutio...
It’s Time To Talk About Product Development in Age Services
Building and maintaining a product for the aged and community care market is difficult for a multitude of reasons, some being the speed of regulatory change, expectations from cust...
Our Future Workforce Now: Beyond Skills, Capacity, and Recruitment Campaigns
Jarnail was originally from the Punjab region in India. He came to Australia to study engineering six years ago, graduated, became a permanent resident, couldn’t find work as an en...
Delivering Better Care: Automating Back-of-House Tasks with Robots
Tanunda Lutheran Home (TLH) is a Not-for-Profit aged care facility located in the rural town of Tanunda – Barossa Valley. TLH has 120 residents receiving high care services. TLH em...
AI, Data, and VR: Dynamically Supporting Resident Wants and Needs
When we consider technology, we can think of our phones and clever devices we touch every day. Technology can improve decision-making. This may include the systems that make drivin...
Why Do All Age Services Kinda Look the Same?
“If I had asked people what they wanted, they would have said faster horses.” —Henry Ford, Founder, Ford Motor Company One of the aims of the Aged Care (Living Longer Living Better...