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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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
UV Disinfection and Transport Robots Join the Fight Against COVID-19
The robotics industry has come a long way over the past 10 years, but nothing will bring automation to the front of our minds like an international pandemic. Aged care providers ar...
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...
Even If Robots Can ‘Fix’ Loneliness, The Question Remains – Should They?
What should young people do with their lives today? Many things, obviously. But the most daring thing is to create stable communities in which the terrible disease of loneliness ca...