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Reconciling Quality and Efficiency: Fixing Information Silos In Care
A single, quality assured plan of care, key information and a detailed schedule of care activities for each resident, shared by all involved in care delivery? Sounds obvious doesn...
The UX Factor In Data and Analytics
Every wearable pings a precise location every second (that’s a lot of data). My role is to turn those coordinates into answers for questions being asked by care providers and famil...
Leveraging Data and Communication Technology To Improve Infection Control In Aged Care Facilities
Living in 21st Century Australia means living with two universal realities. The first, is that data informs almost every step of our life, and the second, is that modern communicat...
Driving Sustainable Growth in Community Organisations
19 years ago, I took the opportunity to leap into the world of caring for people with disabilities as a community care worker. I worked my way through mental health support, admini...
AGEING National Awards Now Open
innovAGEING, along with its Foundation Partners the Commonwealth Bank and KPMG, is proud to announce that nominations for the innovAGEING National Awards are open. Now in its secon...
Innovation Through Servant Leadership and Courage
There’s a saying that you can’t do today’s job with yesterday’s methods, and still be in business tomorrow. Late last year I attended an Australian Institut...
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 facts ...
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 for...
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 space ...
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 th...