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Working out the kinks in consumer-directed aged care

The incoming consumer-directed care model will undoubtedly face difficulties; solving those problems requires a monitoring system focused on producing better outcomes. Suddenly, it’s nearly Christmas – already! Hope you have a good break planned over summer. It seems like many ...

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New software for navigating aged-care red tape

Epicor has released a web-based administrative software specifically for residential aged-care facilities called Senior Living Solution. This SLS is aimed at facilities with up to 300 beds on three sites with 50 or fewer users. It has been designed for the ...

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Find that friendly interface

Identifying digital advances that can reduce social isolation will improve lives and cut healthcare costs. A number of technology-based interventions have been offered to older adults in a bid to reduce social isolation, but do they work? This is what ...

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Take drug control seriously or face the consequences

The public must have confidence in nurses’ ability and willingness to practise proper medication management. Those who violate that trust rarely get off lightly. Nurses are entrusted with significant responsibility in relation to the handling, dispensing and giving of medications. ...

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Poor implementation makes disruption a pain

Reforms and innovation can bring positive change to a sector, but recent digital innovations in delivery of social care have suffered from poor implementation. Web-based platforms and digital reform are playing a key role in the personalisation of social care ...

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