Gain a competitive advantage by tailoring your Enterprise Agreement negotiations

“Innovate or Die” is a commonly quoted phrase when organisations are planning for the future.  To have a positive impact, innovative thinking needs to be targeted towards areas that will deliver sustainable and measurable benefits to the organisation, it’s consumers and importantly its employees. In many organisations, particularly aged care, social support services and hospitality […]

Federal Budget 2021-22: what does it mean for the Aged Care sector?

The health and aged care sector was the recipient of significant funding in the Federal Budget (including the $17.7 billion Aged Care package), while substantial funding was also allocated to assist with the response to the COVID-19 pandemic. We break down what the Budget will mean for the aged care, health, lifesciences and disability sectors. […]

M by Montefiore at Randwick

Designed by ACAN Member – Jackson Teece Architects M by Montefiore located on King Street in Randwick is surrounded by a mix of uses, including low to medium density residential development and educational / institutional uses. The master plan for the extension was designed to sensitively address the variety of adjacent uses and built features […]

Managing your Aged Care operation through the COVID-19 Crisis

Without a doubt these are uncertain times. The news cycle has been saturated with endless information on COVID-19 and its impact on the world. The aged care sector has come under scrutiny as the virus poses the biggest threat to the elderly particularly in light of the interim findings of the aged care royal commission. […]

Aged Care Royal Commission Interim Report

Helping Aged Care organisations chart their way to a viable future The Aged Care industry is facing increasing level of regulation and has recently been required to adopt new standards that better reflect client directed care. The capacity of smaller operators to adopt new practices, including enhancement to the living environment are likely to see […]

Insurance and Risk Response to the Novel Coronavirus (209-nCoV)

The World Health Organization (WHO) and the Australian Government Department of Health are closely monitoring an outbreak caused by a novel (new) coronavirus in Wuhan City, Hubei Province, China. A large number of human infections have been confirmed in China since December 2019, and now the virus has appeared in a number of other countries, carried by travellers previously in Wuhan. […]

We wish you a Merry Commission Christmas and where are the missing 24xxx Home care packages?

The Royal Commission into Quality and Safety in Aged Care has been the central issue in aged care in 2019 so we thought it appropriate to end the year with our Chairman’s thoughts on where we are heading. Pride Living has made two submissions to the Royal Commission and produced a podcast on the interim […]

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 […]

How to make the most of your marketing data

Getting access to your marketing data is simple, but the hard part is figuring out how to use it. For example, how do you combine all your data streams – your website, social media pages and sales information – to understand the big picture? Data is abundant in today’s day and age and it can […]