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Aged Care Royal Commission Final Report: Care, Dignity and Respect Volume 1
This report from the Aged Care Royal Commission discusses the importance of ensuring care, dignity and respect for older adults and care workers are supported. It details how these principles are integrated in aged care reforms and services and in relation to technology.
Introducing digital technology into aged care
Dr Merran Cooper, CEO of Touchstone Life Care, describes the benefits of, and barriers to, introducing digital technologies into the aged care setting, highlighting that research has begun into the use of technology to improve communication between elderly people, their carers, and aged care providers.
This webpage from the Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission provides a comprehensive presentation about personal information handling practices as required by the Privacy Act 1988 (Privacy Act) and the Australian Privacy Principles (APPs).
Aged care providers’ digital implications based on the "Safety, Care, Dignity, and Respect" report
eHomeCare discusses the five key elements that will drive provider transformation. The five key elements include develop a dynamic strategy, put people, experience and outcomes at the heart of aged care, equip your team for care, collaboration and change, align operations and the environment with the new system and optimise the environment.
Workforce projects to improve palliative care expertise and knowledge in aged care
Christy Hunt, ELDAC’s Workforce Development Manager, describes some of her team’s initiatives for improving the palliative care skills and knowledge of the aged care workforce.
Technology in aged care: Creating a business case
The information gained from a careful technology needs assessment can be used to write a business case for purchasing technology. A business case is an important part of project documentatio. This resource from ARIIA is a short easy-to-read summary of the research evidence.
Technology in aged care: Monitoring use over time
Monitoring should be an ongoing process rather than a one-off event. By regularly monitoring technology use and making changes where indicated, organisations can improve the fit between technology assets and the context in which they are applied. This resource from ARIIA is a short easy-to-read summary of the research evidence.
Technology in aged care: Technology needs assessment
It is important that technologies deliver anticipated benefits by being fit for purpose. A needs assessment can lay the foundation for good decision-making, ensuring technology meets the needs of those who will be using it or affected by it. This resource from ARIIA is a short easy-to-read summary of the research evidence.
Technology in aged care: Cybersecurity concerns
With the increased uptake of technology in aged care services, cybersecurity has become a significant concern for service providers, aged care recipients, their family members, and care workers. This resource from ARIIA is a short easy-to-read summary of the research evidence.
Technology in aged care: Quality of human interaction
Some people working in or receiving aged care services express concerns about certain forms of technology that may impact human-to-human interaction. This resource from ARIIA is a short easy-to-read summary of the research evidence.