An online seminar/workshop for residential aged care service providers on Monday, December 6, aims to help participants understand changes to reporting sexual assault under the Serious Incident Response Scheme (SIRS), differentiate between Priority 1 and 2 reports, understand the physical and psychological impacts of sexual assault and access the #ReadyToListen resources.
Millions of Australian workers remain unaware that they’re missing out on billions in super they are entitled to, so Industry Super Australia is urging workers to check if they are getting what they are owed.
One of Australia’s largest aged care providers, Opal Healthcare, now offers a convenient self-service portal for roster management, shift swaps, leave requests and work availability updates for its 9500 team members caring for more than 8000 residents in 80 care homes across NSW, Victoria, Queensland and WA.
Aged care staff working in home care and community services are encouraged to get their COVID-19 vaccinations as soon as possible to ensure increased protection for the vulnerable older Australians for whom they care.
A national consortium is now consulting with industry and community stakeholders regarding their new quality indicator pilot trial, to test the effectiveness of the health department's existing quality indicators for residential aged care, as well as inform the development of five similar quality indicators for in-home care services.