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).
Where to access Coronavirus COVID-19 training for your aged care or home care organisation To best support your organisation, please read on.
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.
Reimagine the Aged Care Journey: Partnering for Choice Workshop Do you REALLY have the connection with consumers that makes your aged care service the best?
2020 will be a big year for the aged care sector. Further scrutiny will come in the form of the continued Aged Care Royal Commission’s final report in November. What is less likely to make headlines are some of the more subtle but no less critical changes that we expect to see as a result of the commission and other longstanding challenges.
Registered in 2000 and re-branded in 2007, The Erigo Group (Erigo M.A.C. and Erigo Training) has been supporting health and aged care services for 20 years in 2020! Our Director and CEO, Karen Ross has over 30 years’ experience as a Registered Nurse (RN), and 20 years’ experience as a health and aged care Consultant, … Continue reading Erigo 2020: 20 Years in Care!
While keeping food spend low in aged care might seem like a cost-saving measure, it’s actually a false economy. That’s one of the messages Dr Sandra Iuliano, who provided evidence at the aged care royal commission, sent to the sector via an article published in the University of Melbourne publication.