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Design In Aged Care Can Solve Your Problems: And Why Repackaging Orthodoxies Should First Piss You Off!
“It is difficult to get someone to understand something when their salary depends upon them not understanding it.” — Upton Sinclair, The Jungle Strip the colourful post-it notes, b...
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...
Robotic pets, Uber-like services in aged care’s future
Driverless cars for those in aged care are among the current innovations in the sector, and the federal government wants to get on board. On Wednesday, Minister for Aged Care Ken W...
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 are...
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...
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 communicat...
Combating Lockdown Isolation with Technology and Music
New restrictions mean residents of aged-care facilities are feeling more isolated than ever, with overworked, overburdened staff scrambling to provide services to continue to suppo...
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 the...
Let’s Get Care: Discovering a Blue Ocean in Home Care Packages
Value innovation is the cornerstone of blue ocean strategy. We call it value innovation because instead of focusing on beating the competition, you focus on making the competition ...
Better Care and Funding Models: It’s the Quality, Stupid
The Scottish philosopher, Alisdair MacIntyre, once offered that what we believe to be fundamentally real underpins our ethical beliefs. This in turn reflects the economic paradigms...