A team approach to care planning and case conferencing in residential aged care, and an exercise program designed to reduce manual handling risks for personal care workers are among the initiatives recognised in the latest Better Practice awards.
A nurse who kept residents safe during cyclonic winds, a nurse educator who utilises various methods and a nurse practitioner improving end-of-life care are among the five finalists for HESTA’s Nurse of the Year.
In this wrap: Provider recognised for CDC transition; business nod for Meals on Wheels SA chief; finalists in hospitality awards announced.
Programs that empower a predominantly female workforce, provide care for those with a mental illness, and facilitate church services for residents with dementia are among recent winners of two national awards programs.
Leading Age Services Australia – Victoria says the achievements of individuals and organisations acknowledged in last night’s state awards highlight the commitment and passion within the industry
The aged care sector is being encouraged to nominate staff, volunteers and organisations that set the bar in end-of-life care for Palliative Care Australia’s inaugural national awards.
CEO Magazine has named the chief executive officer of RSL Care, Craig Mills, the Not-For-Profit Executive of the Year in its annual Executive of the Year awards.
Anne Cross, CEO of UnitingCare Queensland, attributes her “early desire to get involved” as the primary factor in her attaining the 2014 Telstra Australian Business Woman of the Year.
Policy response on ageing needed now, forum hears; workplace gender award for Benetas; CEO award for TLC head.
Aged care startup Clevertar has shone among Australian technology innovators at the Tech23 2014 event, while Mika Compliance founder Kate Jakins attempted to convey the extent of aged care regulation in her pitch for support of her software.
Humour therapy pioneer Jean-Paul Bell has been named a finalist for 2015 NSW Senior Australian of the Year, while Alzheimer’s Australia CEO and dementia advocate Glenn Rees nominated for the ACT’s Senior Australian of the Year.
Aged care provider receives national honour for its customer service; a leader in psychiatry and ageing recognised for improved outcomes in seniors mental health.
Anne Cross has been named the 2014 Telstra Queensland Business Woman of the Year in recognition of her drive and accomplishments as CEO of UnitingCare Queensland.
PHOTO GALLERY: ACSA’s annual awards recognised the best of the best in aged care.