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Are you Bush fire-Ready this Summer?

This Summer's fire season has rocked the Australian communities to its core. Countless homes and businesses destroyed and lives lost. Having a fire safety plan in place has never been more important or relevant, especially for our elderly loved ones who may be living alone or suffering health concerns that may impact their readiness to act should an emergency occur.

Aged Care Quality Standards and Charter of Aged Care Rights

As of July 1st, the new Aged Care Quality Standards and the Charter of Aged Care Rights are now live and in action across Australia. So what does this mean? The Aged Care Quality Standards are a series of guidelines that describes the Aged Care Quality Agency expectations and provides supporting information, suggested practices, examples and evidence

The Single Quality Framework and what it means for you

What is the Single Quality Framework?The Single Quality Framework is a new set of standards for all aged care services and providers that will improve the approach for assessing provider performance against quality standards.  These standards measure the quality of operational efficiency and performance and the care provided to the consumer. What will the Single