In recent years there has been an increase in professional development opportunities for healthcare assistants. But what about those who want to pursue a more administrative career path? INsite looks at the exciting new business and management qualifications that are specifically relevant to the health and aged care setting.
Two new qualifications will help provide solid pathways into jobs in the aged care, community support, disability and other healthcare sectors as well as professional development opportunities for healthcare assistants.
The home and community support services (HCSS) sector is crying out for more training opportunities like Open Minds, Open Doors, following the success of the popular dementia training programme.
JUDE BARBACK talks to four organisations that are seeing results with changes they have made to their approaches to training and staff development.
JUDE BARBACK discovers the ingredients of the truly person-centred approach taken by Elizabeth Knox Home and Hospital.
Where should villages or rest homes look to provide the right sort of training for their catering staff?
The fall out between Careerforce and Health Ed Trust signals a new chapter for aged care training. JUDE BARBACK investigates what went wrong and why, and what it means for the sector.
The Retirement Villages Association (RVA) recently conducted a major formal review of training for retirement village staff. JUDE BARBACK considers what the findings mean for retirement village managers.