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Services need to make sure they are prepared for all the changes ahead. Clients with a diagnosis of mental health condition may not be eligible to continue receiving support through funded aged or disability programs. Mental Health Diagnosis, Mental Health Conditions, Aged Care, Disability, Remote, Environment, Posts, Group, Blog
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The Unfunded Client Group – mental health clients in remote areas

Many clients living with a mental health diagnosis on remote communities have traditionally been supported by the community’s aged and disability program. But what will…

Clients generally enjoy the opportunity to get out and socialise. This is sometimes more important to them than having their house cleaned or receiving a shower.

The benefits of bush trips and activity days in aged care

As a coordinator or manager of a service, you are often under pressure to ‘get the job done’ and I see many people becoming task…

Toolbox Talks and Info Shares are great ways to share relevant workplace related information in bite sized chunks.

Toolbox Talks and Info Shares: upskilling your workforce

After orientating your staff correctly, you can help staff stay up to date and keep safety in the front of their minds by holding a regular toolbox talk.

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Benevolent Capitalism – why fees are good

For some people, the idea of a non-profit organisation charging fees and making a profit is an oxymoron. But that is to misinterpret what the…

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Culturally Directed Care Solutions

CDCS supports community care organisations to provide culturally appropriate, quality care outcomes to the frail aged and younger people with a disability.

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Culturally Directed Care Solutions

CDCS supports community care organisations to provide culturally appropriate, quality care outcomes to the frail aged and younger people with a disability.

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Choice – providing options for meals in a remote setting

Last week’s topic covered seeking feedback from your clients. This week, I thought it would be good to look at an area that appears to…

It's important to allow clients to outline their goals and aspirations.

Helping your clients identify meaningful goals

One of the clearly defined goals of the aged care reforms is for people to remain active participants of their community. There are clearly both…