Aged Care

Tips from Centenarians: How to Live A Longer Life

0 Comments   Posted: 19/02/14   by Natalie Hoerner

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What would you do if you lived past 100? It’s not too far a stretch to say that a lot of people want to live forever. Many spend their lives looking for the mystery cure to aging, the magical fountain of youth. But what if the answer is simpler than we all think? The Australia Read the full post

Getting an Aged Care work placement

2 Comments   Posted: 26/09/13   by William Cowie

Learn How to Get Work Experience in Aged Care

How to get Aged Care work experience If you’re studying your Certificate III in Aged Care, you’ll be aware that you need to complete a vocational placement with an aged care provider. It’s necessary as this is the only place you can demonstrate a lot of the practical, hands-on skills you’ll be using every day Read the full post

Cultural Diversity in Aged Care Practice

0 Comments   Posted: 26/07/13   by Inspire Media

Cultural Diversity in Aged Care Practice

As part of the Aged Care Course, Certificate III in Aged Care, students are required to undertake HLTHIR403C – Work with Culturally Diverse Clients and Co-Workers. This is unit is designed to deal with the cultural awareness required for effective communication and cooperation with people of differing cultures. Cultural diversity can be present in ethnicity, Read the full post

The Future of Dementia Part 2: Revolutionary NEW Dementia Treatment

0 Comments   Posted: 25/06/13   by Inspire Media

The Future of Dementia Part 2: Revolutionary NEW Dementia Treatment

NEW Breakthrough in Dementia Treatment In a gated community is Weesp, just 30minutes outside Amsterdam in the Netherlands, is a revolutionary, purpose built, 24-hour, care facility for people with dementia, Hogewey. Hogewey is setting new standards and raising the bar for dementia care. Since, its concept in 1992, Hogewey opened in 2009 and is now Read the full post

The Future of Dementia Part 1: Dementia and Alzheimer’s in Australia

0 Comments   Posted: 25/06/13   by Inspire Media

Dementia and Alzheimer’s in Australia

Welcome to the first segment of Inspire’s 2 part series on dementia and Alzheimers! • Part 1 will look at dementia units studied within aged care, what dementia is, and the differences between dementia and Alzheimers, symptoms, causes and care options for those with dementia. • Part 2 will investigate the revolutionary new breakthrough in Read the full post

Interview Questions and Interview Tips for Aged Care Jobs

9 Comments   Posted: 07/06/13   by Inspire Media

Aged Care Job Interview Questions So, have you finished your aged care training?  If you have not, learn how you can get your Certificate III in Aged Care training here (click the link and request a free info pack for more information).  If you have finished your training, congratulations!  It’s time to put your hard work and Read the full post

Get your self-education tax refund now!

0 Comments   Posted: 07/06/13   by Inspire Media

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By William Cowie Did you know you can get tax deductions to help with the cost of your studies? Some self-education expenses are able to be claimed on your tax return. What are self-education expenses? Self-education expenses are expenses you incur studying an eligible course to obtain a formal qualification from a school, university, college or Read the full post

Importance of the Cardiovascular System

0 Comments   Posted: 07/06/13   by Inspire Media

Aged Care Courses: Importance of the Cardiovascular System

As an aged care professional, knowledge of basic human anatomy and physiology is an important point of knowledge required in providing effective health care and is reflected in the HLTAP301B Recognise Healthy Body Systems in a Health Care Context. Importance of the Cardiovascular System The cardiovascular system is made up of heart and blood vessels. Read the full post

Aged care workers: in short supply

4 Comments   Posted: 24/05/13   by Inspire Media

By William Cowie Australia is getting old and we will need almost 1 million aged care workers to look after our elderly by 2065. Today, we have an aged care workforce only one quarter of that size. Even within this decade, we will need an extra 105,000 aged care workers. Already the effects of the Read the full post

National Palliative Care Week

0 Comments   Posted: 13/05/13   by Inspire Media

Australia's National Palliative Care Week 2013

Palliative Care Week From the 19 May – 25 May, Australia will celebrate the 2013 National Palliative Care Week. Palliative care will affect many people at some point in their lives. To ensure everyone has access to quality care at the end of life, it is a national priority that Australia takes responsibility that this Read the full post

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