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Mrs Aideen Gallagher1, Mrs Emma Small1 1Risk Managed Abstract: In home care providers assist people with the tasks of daily living they are unable to do for themselves.  These are usually very private and necessary activities of daily living including...
  • May 23, 2019
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Mrs Nicole Donohoo1 1BaptistCare NSW & ACT, Sydney, Australia Abstract: BaptistCare Home Services is dedicated to facilitating our customers to incorporate person-centred wellness activities into their daily routines, and ensuring our staff are appropriately trained to support customers to do...
  • May 23, 2019
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Dr John Rosenberg1, Ms Rebecca  Moore1, Ms Jennifer Gavin1, Ms Melissa Brodie1, Mrs Diana Harrison1, Ms Karen Clifton1, Prof. Patsy Yates1 1Queensland University Of Technology, Kelvin Grove, Australia Abstract: End of Life Directions for Aged Care [ELDAC] provides support to...
  • May 23, 2019
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Dr Louise Parkes2 1Voice Project, Macquarie Park, Australia 2HammondCare, Sydney, Australia Abstract: One of the key recommendations emerging from the Aged Care Workforce Strategy Taskforce is for aged care organisations to develop better cultures of feedback and continuous improvement. A...
  • May 23, 2019
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Miss Melinda Alushaj1, Renee England2,Elise Seach1 1Uniting Residential & Health Care, Leichhardt , Australia 2Residential for Sydney South East Abstract: One of the greatest barriers for older Australians to accessing and maintaining daily activities, leisure pursuits and hobbies is transportation,...
  • May 23, 2019
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Mrs Wendy Rocks1 1Lutheran Aged Care, Albury, Australia Abstract: The horror stories and media expose occur in ‘other organisations’ We would all agree on that! Oh yes we smile and say to each other, on any one day in aged...
  • May 23, 2019
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Mrs Anna Donaldson1 1Lively, Fitzroy, Australia Abstract: Building the aged care workforce to keep pace with future demand is a recognised priority for Australia’s aged care sector. Yet attracting young people into aged care continues to be a significant challenge....
  • May 23, 2019
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Mr Nick Hopkin1 1Nick Hopkin & Associates Pty Ltd, Quindalup, Australia Abstract: Significant reforms to improve transparency and comparability of home care pricing information and to address high administration costs, have been introduced by way of amendments to the User...
  • May 23, 2019
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Ms Anna Millicer1, Ms  Carmel Laragy2 1COTA Australia, MELBOURNE, Australia 2RMIT University – Social & Global Studies Centre, MELBOURNE, Australia Abstract: Many consumers and carers are seeking more autonomy in the day-to-day management of their package, but current models often...
  • May 23, 2019
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Mrs Tammie Guy1 1Comlink, Sunshine Coast, Australia Abstract: While the Aged Care sector attracts almost 250,000 direct care employees in Australia, it continues to face a serious skills shortage. Furthermore, meeting the genuine needs of our clients requires a stable...
  • May 23, 2019
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