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The essential 5

Our latest poll reveals exactly what technologies workers need and want in the workplace. In our latest workforce poll, Aged Care Insite posed the following question: what is the one piece of technology or equipment you need in the workplace ...

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Something’s not working

Graduates brought in to meet future shortages are struggling to find jobs at present.  Australia may be gearing up for a nursing shortage in 2025, but in the interim, nursing graduates around the country are struggling to find work. A report ...

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Positive thoughts are just the start

Finding success throughout each working day means knowing what you want and having a plan.  How do we decide what to wear each day? According to Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, psychologist and author of the seminal 1990 book Flow: The Psychology of ...

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Think before you tweet

Social media makes guarding privacy critical for patients and you.  Patient privacy is essential in healthcare. However, we are seeing increasing breaches on social media. From status updates containing patient information to photos of patients, x-rays or wounds, private data ...

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In short supply

Rural and regional aged-care providers face many challenges in recruiting and retaining staff. A mix of remedies may be the answer.  Published last February by the Department of Health and Ageing, The Aged Care Workforce, 2012 Final Report stated that ...

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Top 5 role call

The results of ACI’s Top 5 Inspirational Aged-care Professionals poll for 2013 are in, and these are the uplifting leaders who got your vote.  Graduating as a nurse in 1992, Cynthia Payne knew aged care was what she wanted to ...

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The carer crisis looms

Is anything more important than the refugee boats and the price of carbon? One CEO says yes, if you’re paying attention.  With the federal election looming, the national media is consumed by a narrow range of issues, such as a ...

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