AnchorAcademy

AnchorAcademy provides bespoke education and development solutions to organisations to enable your staff and improve their performance and capability. We have practical, on the ground experience in managing services and working in the business and can tailor your education and support based on your individual needs.

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The Australian aged care landscape is undergoing an enormous transformation. The fast paced reform agenda and critical changes in the regulatory environment are leading to disruption for many aged care businesses at multiple levels.

In this new arena, strong leadership is paramount. AnchorAcademy was born of the recognition that any business operating within or alongside the aged care sector will be experiencing varying degrees of impact across many facets of their business.

AnchorAcademy has provided education to over 4,000 participants, leading to improved capability from Boards, Executive and Middle Management to Care Teams.

AnchorAcademy - Masterclasses

The AnchorAcademy masterclasses have been created to assist providers in meeting aged care compliance standards 7 and 8. These masterclasses have become increasingly popular over the past 3 years and have helped to make a significant improvement in over 100 aged care homes across Australia.

Clinical Management and Governance Essentials

This masterclass combines evidence based modules that are all focused on improving the outcomes and experiences of your consumers and enabling the provision of safe and quality care in alignment with the Aged Care Quality Standards.

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Compliance Essentials: Key Personnel Masterclass

Designed for Aged Care personnel, this masterclass focuses on enabling the capabilities of leaders in delivering on their key personnel obligation and approved provider responsibilities. This masterclass is run in collaboration with Thomson Geer.

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Compliance Essentials: Key Personnel Masterclass (Directors Cut)

This condensed version of the 6 module Compliance Essentials Masterclass has been designed specifically for time poor Board Members who need to better understand the specific aged care compliance landscape. This masterclass is run in collaboration with Thomson Geer.

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New Graduate and New to Industry Program

The course combines evidence-based modules that are all focused on supporting new graduates and new to industry registered nurses to understand their role and begin the transition from novice to expert clinician.

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AnchorAcademy - Short Courses

AnchorAcademy provides a range of courses to choose from across emerging hot topics in Aged Care. If you are looking to upgrade your skills and prepare yourself for upcoming changes, Anchor Academy is the place for you to do just that.

Why should you attend AnchorAcademy short course?

In a constantly changing sector, Aged Care providers and workers need to make sure that their skills base is always up to date. AnchorAcademy is designed to always give you the most current information, and the most relevant to what is going on in the sector.

We also specialise in education in topics that cover the basics in aged care, such as preparing you and your home for assessment visits, and how to assess consumer deterioration in a consumer.

Assessment Visit Readiness - Accreditation and Unannounced

This program is designed to support clinical managers and leaders  working in residential aged care and home care services. It navigates the complexity of the changing environment, in line with changing consumer expectations.

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Clinical Governance - High Impact / High Prevalence Risk

Following each of the 8 Aged Care Quality Standards, this session will assist you to understand your ability in assessing the risk in your home and what your accountability is. You will also learn each high impact risk in aged care and how you can minimise those risks.

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Clinical Governance for Directors

Providing safe and quality care for consumers requires all managers to actively participate in the management and monitoring of care and services being provided to consumers. This session will cover a high level look at Clinical Governance in Aged care and how it can affect your operations and consumer safety.

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Principles and Practices of Incident Investigation

Incident Management and Investigation documents details of the event, responds and communicates clearly and effectively to all involved, identifies any causes of the incident, and puts strategies in place to minimise the risk of future incidents occurring. This session covers the basics of the Incident Management and Investigation process and what this means within an aged care setting.

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Restrictive Practice and Behaviour Support Planning

This session will guide you through the legislation and help your understanding of the amendments and how to implement them in your service. These sessions will also consider the changes to the way that restrictive practice and behaviour support planning is monitored and regulated in Aged Care homes..

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Recognising and Responding to Consumer Deterioration

This session is designed to support clinical managers and leaders  working in residential aged care and home care services. It navigates the complexity of the changing environment, in line with changing consumer expectations.

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The AN-ACC

This session has been designed to give you a specialised look into the Australian National Aged Care Classification (AN-ACC) Tool. The session will cover the basics of the tool, as well as a more in depth discussion about how it affects a home.

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