Bitesize professional development
The iLA KeepAble team has worked with service providers and Regional Assessment Services to develop bitesize learning modules and supporting materials that will assist staff to understand the importance of adopting this way of working, and the pivotal part it plays in enabling older people to stay at home for longer.
Review the different modules and access the free downloadable materials.
See and hear support videos
We have created a series of short videos on what an assessor might see and hear during a home assessment that indicates a client requires a referral to Allied Health, and how to translate what is seen and heard throughout an assessment into the support plan. Watch the videos, download support material, and take the quiz.
e-Learning module training
Intro to e-Learning and why we are doing this for CHSP The iLA KeepAble team is developing engaging and informative e-Learning modules that enhance the knowledge and skills of those working in the aged care sector. The short, interactive modules provide tips and learnings based on authentic experiences, which can be applied by learners to empower those they support to live independently for as long as possible.
- New code of conductThe new Code of Conduct for Aged Care began on 1 December 2022. It’s designed to help build confidence in the safety and quality of care for older Australians. Click here to read more.
- Funding extension for the Commonwealth Home Support ProgrammeThe funding for existing Commonwealth Home Support Programme service providers from 1 July 2022 to 30 June 2023 will be extended. This will help organisations plan for their future resource, service delivery, and staffing needs. Find out what you need to do, who is eligible, and how to keep you informed.
- Improve workforce planningResidential aged care and home care service providers can apply for free, independent and confidential advice to improve workforce planning. See how here.
- Muscle loss can cause a range of health problems as we age – but it can be preventedHere’s a sobering fact: you can lose up to 40% of your muscle mass between your 20s and your 80s. The on line news forum Conversation UK explore how to prevent muscle mass loss as we age. Click here to keep reading.
- Ageing at home: Too little choice for older AustraliansA discussion paper by the National Ageing Research Institute said the aged care industry assumed older Australians either had secure and appropriate housing or lived in residential aged care. Click here to read more.