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25 Apr
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Innovation: Just one element in the wider mix needed for true industry ‘disruption’ 
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Fresh models that exploit new ideas can be the catalyst for momentous change. Many associated with the Australian aged services industry seem to throw around the terms innovation a...
24 Apr
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Measuring wellbeing and quality of life in aged care
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A provider’s new care model integrates an international care outcome measurement tool in an exciting and unique way. Measuring wellbeing outcomes and the impact of aged care servic...
23 Apr
Tips for creating an ideas sharing environment Fusion Mag 2018 Autumn
Top tips for creating a safe and ‘ideas-sharing’ environment in your organisation
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Innovation is more than new technology. It means not being afraid to fail when you take a risk. Innovation in aged care is a key focus for 2018. Recent investments by the federal g...
22 Apr
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Aged care’s important words advance the industry
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Apart from the obvious ones, how many words starting with ‘c’ can you name in the aged care industry? Visit the glossary of the My Aged Care website and we get: carer; client; comp...
21 Apr
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Virtual Reality: Coming to a clinical care session near you
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A robotic dog and virtual swims with dolphins are helping older Australians manage pain. In what may be Australia’s first use of virtual reality (VR) in the community setting, aged...
19 Apr
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Disruption is dead, long live disruption
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A ‘business-as-usual’ approach can become untenable for those who are not attuned to capitalising on opportunities. The science fiction writer, William Gibson, once offered that: &...
02 Mar
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Getting Aged Care Innovation Right And Karma’s Inevitability
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For those who’ve been following, the aged care industry is currently undergoing sweeping changes as a result of government reforms to address demographic pressures, rising costs, a...
15 Jan
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Trends We’re Following In 2018
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Before the year gets ahead of us, here’s a quick list of initiatives that we’re keeping an eye on at innovAGEING. Augmented reality goes mainstream with live apps that&...
14 Dec
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Why the Age Services Industry Needs an Innovation Network: The Case For innovAGEING
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If you really want to find the next innovative breakthrough, then you should be looking where no-one else is looking. Airtasker Co-Founder, Tim Fung’s keynote address at Leading Ag...
30 Nov
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It’s Cool. But So What?: Getting Back To Basics On Innovation
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The present landscape in the age care industry is fast changing. The innovation imperative to find game-changing intersections between what older Australians want, and your company...