Blog

Leading through change in the aged care sector

Leading through change in the aged care sector

RCH News

By Heleni Bagiartakis, Strategic Growth & Partnerships Manager at Catalyst Education As seen on LinkedIn, published 12 August 2021.  It is unquestionable – the age care sector is facing the greatest overhaul in its history. For decades, many strong, admirable and even inspirational leaders have steered the course for hundreds of thousands of older people […]

Read More
Certificate III minimum qualification for aged care: Royal Commission

Certificate III minimum qualification for aged care: Royal Commission

RCH News

In 2018 the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety launched, aiming to review the standard of aged care services in Australia. Following its completion, a final report was released outlining a range of assessments and recommendations. In fact, 148 recommendations have been handed down with the goal of reforming and improving the aged […]

Read More
Health and wellbeing for personal care workers

Health and wellbeing for personal care workers

RCH News

Supporting the daily needs of those who need it most is what aged care workers and personal care workers do each day. This is a crucial role that provides necessary support and compassion, and also brightens up a person’s day. When you spend your days caring for others, you might find yourself neglecting your own […]

Read More
Sharing passion for aged care: Meet trainer Kylie

Sharing passion for aged care: Meet trainer Kylie

RCH News

From a young age we all begin seeking out role models and looking for people in our lives who can support us to reach our goals. After all, guidance from those who have experience in our areas of interest is highly valuable and can go a long way to help us get where we want […]

Read More
Improving employee morale in aged care

Improving employee morale in aged care

RCH News

When facing life’s challenges, it can be difficult to remain optimistic all the time. The last 18 months have been notably difficult for many people, and keeping up motivation and engagement in the workplace can become effortful or seem impossible. The pandemic has resulted in many changes to life and a general sense of uncertainty […]

Read More
Enter aged care for more than just a job

Enter aged care for more than just a job

RCH News

We spend a lot of time in the workplace over the course of our lives. For the average person, around a third of their life is spent at work. This figure is likely to vary between people and individual circumstances, but it’s fair to say most people are at work quite a bit. With such […]

Read More
Seasonal Affective Disorder in aged care

Seasonal Affective Disorder in aged care

RCH News

For some people the seasons have a greater impact that simply preferring one to the others. In fact, Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) means that the weather can have a notable effect on mood, mental health and even physical health. For older individuals, including those who may already have health concerns, SAD can be challenging. It’s […]

Read More
COVID-19: How we can support your learning

COVID-19: How we can support your learning

RCH News

This communication is to provide our learners with an update on Royal College of Healthcare’s plan for managing your learning journey now and in the months ahead with relation to any impacts from coronavirus (COVID-19). We are all certainly in a constantly changing landscape and appreciate this will impact people in varying ways. We believe, […]

Read More
Skilling as an essential worker in aged care

Skilling as an essential worker in aged care

RCH News

Aged care is an essential sector in our community. It’s not difficult to see why. Aged care workers are extremely valuable to society and responsible for upholding the quality of life of elderly people in both residential and home care. People studying to work in the aged care sector are not just skilling for a […]

Read More

Make an enquiry

Skills Assure ITECA - Independent Tertiary Education Council Australia
Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Youtube
1300 032 011Enquire Now