Social Connections Series: An Enabling Approach

Coming Soon to 2021   Expressions of interest being sought for 2021. Please Contact:  Dana Lavenant               Phone 8338 8008             Email: dana.lavenant@acsa.asn.au

Mental Health Awareness & the Older Person

Overview of Webinars: Aged and Community Services Australia (ACSA) in partnership with Mental Health & Wellbeing Training solutions has developed a series of 1 and/or 1.5 hour non-clinical webinars specifically relating to the mental health of older people receiving Commonwealth Home Support Program (CHSP) services in their home.  The webinars will focus on raising awareness and providing education and training …

Being Curious Webinar Series

  Listening and being curious and wide-eyed in the world, I think, is what allows us to move forward, progress, evolve and learn and alter our behaviour and become more self-aware. I think that listening is kind of what it’s all about. ~Andrew Zuckerman, Artist   Being Curious is a series of presentations from local & national initiatives who are ...

Social Connections Series – An Enabling Approach

Strengthening Social Connections and Relationships for Older People and People with Disabilities – An Enabling Approach Hosted by the Better Practice Project (BPP) in South Australia, this 7 day course, held across six months, enables those who work in social support programs to foster better social and community lives with older people and people with disabilities. The course explores experiences …

New Program Now Available – ‘If it isn’t documented, then it didn’t happen’

  The Aged Care Royal Commission and Coronial Inquests have reinforced the importance of keeping your notes up to date, not only to protect your clients, but to avoid extensive implications when documentation isn’t up to scratch. Good client documentation is essential for numerous reasons, the most important being the provision of the best possible care and support. Well written …

Aged Services Hospitality Services Program Success

  (Above) Maree Twibell & Kate Campbell – Workforce Industry & Development Officer, North West Tasmania Maree Twibell recently graduated from the latest ACSA Hospitality Services Program in North West Tasmania. At the recent  morning tea for Graduation Day, Maree along with 6 other participants received their Participation Certificates and Statements of Attainment from ACSA’s partner Registered Training Organisation. This …

Exciting News for Remote and Rural Areas

UnitingCare Australia and ACSA have welcomed a $2 million boost in funding to support the implementation of regional and remote elements of the Aged Care Workforce Strategy, including the Remote Accord. The two groups, who will be responsible for implementing the expanded programs, say the welcome boost will ultimately support the aims of addressing disadvantage and allowing older people to …