Providing seamless care from the home, to residential aged care, to an acute hospital setting appears to be a universal goal. Families want it, the Government wants it, aged care facilities and home support services providers want it ... so why aren’t we quite there yet? By JUDE BARBACK.
INsite asks a range of different stakeholders for their views on which direction the retirement village industry is heading.
Fiona Cassie reports on new aged-care manager Anna Blackwell’s journey to turn Ranfurly Manor from a “named and shamed” Fielding rest home into a sought-after facility.
The Government’s decision to accelerate the time frame for the roll-out of interRAI to all residential aged care facilities has met with mixed reactions. JUDE BARBACK looks at why there is such a strong drive for the clinical assessment tool and what it is hoped to achieve.