Category Archives: Technology

Is this the perfect storm? Workforce management in residential aged care.

A trend in declining funding, pressure to introduce staffing ratios, an increase in resident complex care needs combined with the difficulty in recruiting and retaining staff – is this the perfect storm in residential aged care workforce management? In isolation, each of these issues can prove challenging for Providers, not only in providing the level […]

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 […]