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Pressure injury prevention: Time to measure, time to care
The death of Ann Marie Smith has shocked Australia. Whilst an independent review is investigating the social and system failures that have occurred in her care, the reported fac...
Office Not Required: The Age Services’ Inadvertent Innovation
Be courteousEveryone is a volunteer Being rudeSlows people down It takes time to get overFeeling hurt, offended Be courteousIt’s more efficient – Christopher Nailer, Palm Cards ...
Designing for death: Love project or legacy of stigma?
Detection and monitoring systems. Non-intrusive wearable devices. Carer apps. All reflect tech’s growing role in aged care. Technology and design also have a presence in the spa...
Building from COVID-19: Towards Connected Communities, Meaningful Innovation, and Humanised Technology
During this crisis of the COVID-19 pandemic, the age services industry has inadvertently been handed its greatest opportunity to shift focus, and rapidly apply meaningful change...
The Secret on Increasing Workforce Capacity… Eliminating Underemployment
From speaking with our clients, we know that finding workers to fill vacant shifts is hard at the best of times and is now made more challenging in the current situation with Co...
Catalysing Aged Care’s ‘Next Normal’
Digital services have played a crucial role in the aged care sector’s response to COVID-19. Across the country, aged care providers are using technology in new ways to ensure co...
The Importance of Being Channel Enabled: Making Communities Happen During COVID-19 and Beyond
If we look ahead to the next five years, one of the biggest challenges for the age services sector is communication – who we communicate with, how we communicate, why we communi...
Remote Governance during the age of COVID-19
If given the choice, I doubt you could think of a more inopportune time to inflict a pandemic that disproportionately impacts elderly Australians than right now. With the aged c...
How can providers manage social and community perceptions during COVID-19?
Unfortunately, there is no marketing and communications playbook for managing a global health crisis like COVID-19. Professional marketers, agencies, PR firms and communicators ...
Service Continuity During COVID-19: Australian Scale-Ups and Start-Ups Can Help
In the months ahead, safe and supported independence for older Australians is going to become unfathomably difficult. Out of necessity, providers are scrambling to consider how ...