Melissa Harries shares her insights into how the workplace impacts the mental health of aged care workers, and what leaders can do about it.
Also in this wrap: Lyndoch makes executive appointment to lead investment in people.
The US is moving away from fee-for service to managed care, covering people rather than episodes of care, writes Katie Smith Sloan.
More than three-quarters of complaints to the Aged Care Complaints Commissioner concerned the residential sector last year, with complaints overall increasing by 20 per cent on the previous year.
The use of information technology is beginning to play a large role in the effort to provide higher quality of care in residential care facilities in Australia, according to early findings of an international study.
Also in this wrap: Advocare appoints Diedre Timms as CEO; and Churches of Christ announces Dr Paul Scully as new chief.
Aged care, doctors and pharmacists groups are calling for seamless digital integration between aged care and health records.
The newly renamed aged care, health and retirement living provider Bolton Clarke is planning to continue its growth and acquisition strategy to double its operations in five years.
Also in this partnership wrap: Alliance formed to bridge gap between clinical and legal compliance.
Fax machines are still used widely in aged care, challenging a new push from government to replace them with electronic messaging in the broader health sector.
Also in this wrap: Benetas announces new and departing board members.
Health and aged care organisations are lagging behind when it comes to innovation and many are doing less in the area than they think they are.
Aged care and retirement living providers are failing to impress potential new customers and losing existing ones, with questions and calls going unanswered in high numbers, study finds.
Older people living in residential aged care need access to technology that enhances their quality of life, says the head of the national peak body for seniors and technology.