Category Archives: IT

Why Scalability Matters

Cloud computing has a great impact on business thinking. It facilitates a change in the way companies operate, by offering shared and virtualized infrastructure that is easily scalable. It is also changing how we manage these resources. The challenge is no longer about how many physical servers a company has, but more about being able […]

Consumer privacy and how is this enforced?

Dignity and respect also includes making sure a consumer’s privacy is respected. This has broad implications including communication, behaviour and interactions of the workforce as well as data and information handling in organisations. This article will focus on data security, identify common gaps and offer some tips to support compliance with the Aged Care Quality […]

HR’s role in the new Aged Care Quality Standards – “Culture meets Care”

As we move closer to July 1, providers are being increasingly challenged to demonstrate their adherence to Standard 7 – Human Resources. These new standards, the Royal Commission, and the general metamorphosis of the consumer has resulted in unprecedented pressure on the Aged Care Industry. With this inevitable change in motion, organisations must demonstrate care […]

Aged care tech spend, are you getting more bang for your buck?

Are we at a tipping point where incremental improvement comes at exponential cost? For decades technology has been improving rapidly and today we see massive leaps forward with consumer and industrial technologies.  Referred to as Moore’s Law, the doubling of transistors on the same sized integrated circuit every 24 months, tech companies have literally doubled […]

Broadband technology is revolutionising Aged Care – don’t be left behind

Australia’s aged care population is growing rapidly, placing an enormous strain on the sector to accommodate new residents. Broadband technology is the solution to this challenge, helping elderly Australians live longer while giving them more independence and choice. It’s also making life easier for providers, by enabling them to do more with less, to communicate more […]