Supporting the Aged Care Workforce Strategy

Supporting the Aged Care Workforce Strategy

A matter of care - Australia’s Aged Care Workforce Strategy was released in June 2018 by the Aged Care Workforce Strategy Taskforce, chaired by Dr John Polliers. The Aged Care Workforce Strategy highlights 14 areas for strategic actions to support the sector.

YourLink Digital Skills For Aged Care - 28th February 2019

YourLink Digital Skills For Aged Care - 28th February 2019

Do you need inspiration and practical skills for your 2019 wellness and lifestyle programs?

This 3 hour hands-on seminar is packed full of information to help get you started or to refresh your digital programs for older Australians as well as support your preparation for the new Aged Care Quality Standards.

2019 is going to be a big year of focus for Aged Care in Australia

2019 is going to be a big year of focus for Aged Care in Australia

2019 will be a year of great focus and change for the Australian aged care sector. Whether you are a family member who is considering the care of a loved one or an individual wanting to maintain your independence as you grow older, it’s important to keep abreast of this information.

We've outlined the main areas that will impact the aged care sector in 2019.

Families can influence change in aged care wellness programs

Families can influence change in aged care wellness programs

Families play an incredibly important role in wellness and social inclusion programs for aged care. As the sector has changed over the last 20 years, so to have the expectations of individuals and their families. We are demanding greater choice with wellbeing, activities and the way we connect to our loved ones.

Why the camera app is a great introduction to smart devices for seniors

Why the camera app is a great introduction to smart devices for seniors

We are often told by younger people that mum, dad, grandma or granddad won’t use a smart device and there is no point in trying.

Pretty much everyone enjoys looking at photos of the people they love. This is why we believe a great entry point to supporting an older person’s digital journey is to ‘demystify’ the camera app.

How technology helped us with Palliative Care at home

How technology helped us with Palliative Care at home

Palliative care is something that isn’t discussed much and is incredibly difficult when you are confronted with it personally. YourLink Co-founder, Richard Scenna, shares how his family used technology to support the care of his mum during her illness and palliative care needs.