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Rethinking Technology: Strategic Resource or Just a Service Delivery Input
A great NOW will be a great WAS! A bad NOW will always be a bad WAS, and all you can hope for is a Great GONNA BE! —Sid Caesar, Author Over the last five years, there has been incr...
Skills Training Alone Is Not Enough for Future Aged Care Leaders
We need business leaders to speak often and consistently with one voice about the perils of trying to do too much too fast on the cheap in education. —George D. Kuh, Professor Emer...
Moving Fast, Doing More, Breaks A Workforce
You think that because you understand ‘one’ that you must therefore understand ‘two’ because one and one makes two. But you forget that you must also understand ‘and’. – Sufi...
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...