20 questions to mark 20 years of Eldernet

With Eldernet hitting the 20 year mark, Jude Barback asks founder ELEANOR BODGER about what inspired her to set up Eldernet and the changes she’s seen since.

Opinion: Elisabeth Kennedy – why interRAI makes aged care nursing such a hard job

In this honest and confronting opinion piece, Registered Nurse ELISABETH KENNEDY explains how trying to keep on top of interRAI training led her to neglect her role and her health.

Older people keen to make the Census count

The Census in its new online format can be daunting for older people, but one retirement village is helping residents through the process.

Social networking tool for older people wins award

A social networking tool designed to tackle loneliness one street at a time took out Australia's inaugural Senior Living Innovation Challenge.

Rethinking village vehicles

It might not be too long before we see driverless cars in our retirement villages. Until then, electric vehicles car sharing networks could be the way forward.

New tool makes interRAI data come alive

interRAI assessment data is now more accessible and hands-on thanks to the release of a new data visualisation tool.

Harnessing the power of data with eCase Retirement Village Software

Contacting a retirement village is, in many instances, the first enquiry people make when thinking about the transition to assisted living.

Global launch of online programme for palliative care support

An online platform to help families and health workers in a palliative care setting has been launched globally.

Living with interRAI

In the last issue of INsite, the team at TAS offered some reassurance that the sector’s mounting concerns about interRAI would be addressed. However, a recent survey of aged care providers delivers some worrying home truths about the realities of day-to-day life with interRAI.

Tablets and tablets: when technology intersects with aged care

JUDE BARBACK reflects on the difficulties and benefits of incorporating technology into aged care.
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DR WELLNESS

Opinion: Dr Tracy Chandler – You are not a number

As we embrace the New Year, Dr Tracy Chandler (aka Dr Wellness) says we should be celebrating our uniqueness and aim for a one-size-does-not-fit-all approach to your health.

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