What Makes an Ideal Retirement Village? Top Manager Answers

Nikki Dhawan knows how to create an ideal retirement village. She’s one of those special people with the perfect approach to their job. The 2021 LASA Retirement Village Manager of the Year winner has left her golden touch on five retirement villages run by Bethanie Aged Care, and she’s continuing her great work managing Bethanie… Continue reading What Makes an Ideal Retirement Village? Top Manager Answers

Nikki Dhawan is LASA Retirement Village Manager of the Year for 2021

Press Release : 10 June 2021 Nikki Dhawan of Western Australia has been named Leading Age Services Australia’s (LASA)Retirement Village Manager of the Year for 2021, sponsored by Mullins Lawyers. Congratulations from LASA to Nikki who manages Bethanie Warwick and Joondanna retirement villages in WA – who was chosen from four finalists. Nikki was praised… Continue reading Nikki Dhawan is LASA Retirement Village Manager of the Year for 2021

Free Webinar Series on Aged Care Innovation

Throughout May, innovation network InnovAGEING is running its third series of free webinars that explore how aged care providers are solving problems. InnovAGEING Principal Advisor Merlin Kong says aged care innovation is about “changing the logic of your business”. “That covers everything, from using technologies that will essentially help your operations to be more efficient,… Continue reading Free Webinar Series on Aged Care Innovation

LASA applauds Ageing and Disability Job Ready Program for Western Australia

Media Release: 15 April 2021 LASA is represented on the Jobs and Skills WA working group and we are very pleased to be a member, with the latest SEEK study showing aged and disability support employment is one of the top job demands. “The opportunities for working in aged care and disability support are some… Continue reading LASA applauds Ageing and Disability Job Ready Program for Western Australia

LASA wants major Government action on aged care, forecast losses for 65% aged care operators

Media Release: 18 March 2021 LASA is calling for major Government moves on residential and home care, with predictions up to 65 per cent of age care homes will record operating losses in the next financial year, putting quality care for older Australians at greater risk. The latest independent StewartBrown report says 58 per cent… Continue reading LASA wants major Government action on aged care, forecast losses for 65% aged care operators

New Recruitment Program Boosts Aged Care Staff During COVID-19

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A new program is boosting the aged care workforce with ex-customer service staff who became unemployed during COVID-19. The Residential Aged Care Visitation Assistant program is already being implemented in Victorian aged care facilities, having trained nearly 148 people from the hospitality, tourism, and airline industries to support residential aged care staff during the pandemic.… Continue reading New Recruitment Program Boosts Aged Care Staff During COVID-19

The Guiding Principles in Victoria are Ending

Media Release, 13 November 2020 The ‘Guiding Principles for residential aged care – keeping Victorian residents and workers safe‘ (the Principles) have been in place since 27 July 2020 to reduce the risk of COVID-19 spreading among aged care residents and workers. Based on current case numbers in the community and within aged care residents and staff… Continue reading The Guiding Principles in Victoria are Ending

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