Staffing ratio in Australia's aged care

Staffing ratio in Australia's aged care

A group of Australian healthcare workers is lobbying for mandatory staffing ratios for aged care and calling for the immediate enactment of the law. The group is also calling for the maximisation of funds to avoid any out-of-pocket charges. The proposal posits that the aged care industry must adhere to mandated minimum ratios of skilled staff to take care of the elderly, a similar provision currently adhered to in the child care industry. 

How Video Conferencing Helps Beat Isolation Among Carers

How Video Conferencing Helps Beat Isolation Among Carers

It’s important for carers of the elderly to have constant communication and connection with people who can support them and have a positive influence on them. By taking advantage of video conferencing and other helpful technology, they can have easy access to the support they need.