COVIDsafe: So, we are back in lockdown greater Melbourne – How do you live well during this pandemic?
Aged Care Workforce Retention Grant On Monday, the Department of Health published the Aged Care Workforce Retention Grant, opening it up for submissions.
The Benefits of Pet Therapy for People Living with Dementia You’ve probably seen plenty of seeing-eye dogs and other service dogs over the years. But did you know that animals can also be hugely beneficial for people living with dementia? Pet therapy is now being integrated into many dementia care strategies for this reason, so read on to learn about how this type of therapy works, and why it’s so beneficial.
What’s in a name? Should people living in aged care services be called ‘consumers’? From ‘resident’ to ‘consumer’, to ‘customer’ and ‘client’… what do we call people receiving aged care services?
Advanced Care Planning during the Coronavirus pandemic As well as being important for ongoing coordinated care that supports consumers’ choices and decisions, Advance care planning is an important part of a coordinated response to pandemics such as COVID-19 (Australian Health Management Plan for Pandemic Influenza 2019).
COVID19 - Aged Care Support Program Erigo is seeking expressions of interest from eligible aged care services interested in receiving our support to apply for the Government Grant for aged care services affected by COVID-19.
Staying connected during this International crisis Ways to stay connected during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic
Quality Commission halts unannounced visits during extraordinary times The Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission will not be making unannounced visits to aged care facilities while tough social distancing and infection control restrictions are in place during the COVID-19 pandemic.