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Assist Clients with Medication Skill Set: Refreshed short course

Assist Clients with Medication Skill Set: Refreshed short course

RCH News

Organisations which invest in the knowledge and skills of their people are rewarded with better business outcomes – and this is particularly true of the aged care sector. With a Royal Commission exploring aged care quality and safety in full swing, the spotlight is on this important industry which is set to care for a […]

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Royal College of Healthcare view: Building a Quality Aged Care Workforce

Royal College of Healthcare view: Building a Quality Aged Care Workforce

RCH News

  It was a fantastic opportunity to join like-minded industry professionals at the Building a Quality Aged Care Workforce conference, with the shared aim that we are so passionate about – developing strategies to meet the workforce needs of the aged care industry.   The future and means of moving towards this aim in the […]

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Marcus Sellen appointed as new CEO of Catalyst Education

Marcus Sellen appointed as new CEO of Catalyst Education

RCH News

As seen on catalysteducation.com.au Catalyst Education, one of Australia’s leading providers of high-quality vocational education and training (VET) in the important aged care, disability and early childhood education sectors has appointed Marcus Sellen as Chief Executive Officer. Catalyst Education is the corporate umbrella for Royal College of Healthcare. Marcus is a respected vocational education entrepreneur and practitioner […]

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Top 5 aged care facility Christmas activities

Top 5 aged care facility Christmas activities

Elderly Health and Lifestyle

Looking for some simple aged care activities to incorporate a bit of the Christmas spirit into your facility? Channel the benefits of art therapy this year and get crafty for Christmas.   Craft activities give ageing individuals a special keepsake they can gift to a relative, friend or fellow resident, or use to decorate their […]

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The 2018 Care Expo: Caring about caring

The 2018 Care Expo: Caring about caring

Healthcare Technology RCH News

It’s no secret that carers care about caring! After all, providing quality care is what being an aged care worker or disability care worker is all about. The Care Expo took place over September 14 and 15 in Brisbane and brought together a range of speakers, workshops and organisations, and covering quality care as the […]

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The importance of iron as we age

The importance of iron as we age

Elderly Health and Lifestyle

Iron is a nutrient that is important for individuals of all ages. It’s important for aged care workers to know that getting more iron in old age is essential for good health The role of iron is to regulate some of our vital bodily functions. Iron aids in maintaining healthy enzymes, producing energy, transporting oxygen […]

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Incredible benefits of pet therapy in aged care

Incredible benefits of pet therapy in aged care

Elderly Health and Lifestyle

For most of us, being around animals makes us feel happy. Numerous studies highlight the benefits of the companionship of pets for our physical and mental health. Pets are hugely beneficial to the elderly too; in fact, pet therapy is becoming increasingly common in aged care. In fact, pet therapy in aged care is well […]

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Why children and the elderly benefit from time spent together

Why children and the elderly benefit from time spent together

Elderly Health and Lifestyle

Children and the elderly don’t seem like they would have much in common, but while they may seem like mismatched companions, time spent between children and the elderly shouldn’t be underestimated. According to recent research, a companionship between children and the elderly is mutually beneficial. An Australian study showed that shared play between older individuals and in […]

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A year to be proud of in the aged care industry

A year to be proud of in the aged care industry

RCH News

As 2017 wraps up and we look forward towards a new year, we want to reflect on the incredible year we have had in the aged care industry. We would also like to congratulate and thank all our graduates this year! Embarking on training in the aged care industry is admirable and requires effort, time […]

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