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.
Where to access Coronavirus COVID-19 training for your aged care or home care organisation To best support your organisation, please read on.
How to keep informed on changes to the Aged Care Quality Standards With aged care under a microscope and with the Aged Care Royal Commission currently underway, providers must ensure they can meet the demands of an environment of flux; able to facilitate change expediently organisation-wide.
Art therapy is a creative way for seniors to manage pain and stress and deal with memory loss. Studies have found that seniors who do art have fewer doctor’s visits, better physical health, and require less medication.