Aged Care Workforce Census – A Summary for Residential Aged Care Providers

How many people work in residential aged care? Who are these workers and what are their roles? See the latest statistics in this summary of the Department of Health’s 2020 Aged Care Workforce Census Report.

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Aged Care Essentials

New NDIS Requirements for Aged Care Providers: What you Need to Know and Do

On 1 December 2020, residential aged care providers who deliver services to National Disab...

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An Essential Guide to Standard 8 and Governance, Risk and Compliance for Residential Aged Care Boards and Managers

If you missed our recent webinar on Standard 8 and Governance, Risk and Compliance for Res...

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New Mandatory Quality Indicators Coming 2021: Is Your Aged Care Home at Risk of a Bad Report Card?

The Department of Health has announced that it will introduce two new Quality Indicators t...

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Is Your Risk Management System Effective Enough to Pass an Aged Care Quality Assessment?

With the upcoming Serious Incident Response Scheme and the ongoing threat of COVID-19, ris...

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Serious Incident Response Scheme to Commence Early 2021: What Aged Care Providers Need to Know

The Serious Incident Response Scheme (SIRS) is set to commence in early 2021. Here’s what ...

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Managing Risks in the COVID New Normal: Why Your Aged Care Home Needs a Business Continuity Plan

On 28 October 2020, the Department of Health published the COVID-safe Framework for Nation...

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Top 5 Risks that Keep Residential Aged Care Managers Up at Night

The International Risk Management Standard ISO 31000:2018 defines risk as the “effect of u...

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Infection Control Spot Checks in Residential Aged Care: What Providers Need to Know

The Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission (ACQSC) is stepping up its program of infectio...

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Aged Care Entry Restrictions: Are Influenza Vaccinations Required?

The situation in Victoria has confused the issue of whether a person must have an influenz...

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Aged Care Royal Commission COVID-19 Report: A Short Summary for Aged Care Providers

On 30 September 2020, the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety released Aged...

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