Financial Resilience in Aged Care

A Roadmap to Sustainable Excellence Financial sustainability in the aged care sector is a critical aspect that directly impacts the quality of care provided to our senior Australians. Over the past two years, discussions surrounding this topic have intensified, with a particular focus on the gap between funding and the actual cost of care. As […]

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The Crucial Role of Policy, Process, and Competency Frameworks

The aged care environment is dynamic. With this dynamism comes an increasingly  strong and rapid emphasis on quality, safety, and compliance. As aged care providers prepare to meet the Strengthened Aged Care Quality Standards (SACQS), the importance of robust policy, process, and competency frameworks cannot be emphasised enough. These foundational documents are crucial in ensuring […]

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It Starts from the Top – Transformative Leadership

The value of good leadership is priceless for an organisation, and exemplary leadership is embodied by Kelvin Neave, CEO of Dougherty Apartments – one of Australia’s only vertical integrated services developments, including RAC, RL, and Social Housing. Earlier this month, Anchor Excellence team Judy Martin, Sarina Rodgers and Kat Fairlie had the privilege of visiting […]

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 Uncover the Power of Employee Offboarding

Explore insights from a nationwide study by Deakin University on personal care workers' employment intentions and turnover in residential aged care. Uncover the crucial aspect of employee offboarding, a systematic process often overlooked in the aged care sector. Discover how a well-structured offboarding process enhances organizational culture, knowledge retention, smooth transitions, positive reputation, alumni networks, legal compliance, cost savings, and succession planning. A dedicated offboarding strategy ensures continuity of care and uninterrupted services.

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High Performing Teams and tools you can use to get there

Unlock stability, sustainability, and success in leadership through the transformative power of high-performing teams. Discover the key factors driving exceptional team performance – engagement, diverse perspectives, cohesive collaboration. Navigate complex challenges with adaptability. Leverage Team Management Systems like TMP and LLP 360 for personalised development. Partner with Anchor Excellence for specialised knowledge in cultivating high-performing teams.

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The value of credentialing and professional recognition 

Anchor Academy is a leader in integrating credentialing into Home Care, Aged Care, and Disability education programs. Discover the value of professional recognition and how credentialing can enhance your career prospects, credibility, and earning potential in the competitive healthcare field. Learn how credentialing can open doors to new opportunities, build a strong personal brand, and empower you as a leader.

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Thought Piece – Advisory Bodies in Aged Care

Many aged care organisations are working on their readiness for Governance reforms. The creation of Advisory bodies is particularly topical as this is the first time they have been regulated as part of the Governance system in a funded program. The Anchor Excellence team boasts 5 Aged Care Certified Chairs through a robust and best […]

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Maximising Safety Through Appropriate Footwear: A Comprehensive Approach to Falls Prevention

In care, there is a strong correlation between appropriate, well-fitting footwear, and the incidents of falls and other foot injuries.  Falls are a substantial High Impact / High Prevalence Risk, affecting all older persons across various care settings. The importance of ensuring the right choice of footwear will significantly reduce the risk of falls, as […]

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The Code of Conduct, ARVAS and Anchor Policy – Retirement Living

The Australian Retirement Village Accreditation Scheme (ARVAS) is the single-industry accreditation scheme for operators of retirement villages and seniors’ housing. ARVAS is co-owned by two organisations; The Property Council of Australia ACCPA.  A set of seven Standards was developed to reflect the different elements of a resident’s experience within a retirement village, and the evolving […]

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The Role of Policy, Process & Document Management in Aged Care

Anchor Excellence and Thomson Geer – Aged and Senior Living has forged one of the most successful collaborations enabling significant capability uplift in the sector.  We are pleased to present to you a valuable resource that stems from the successful collaboration between Anchor Excellence and Thomson Geer – Aged and Senior Living.  As a leader in the […]

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