Chaffey Aged Care’s Experience - Benchmarking & Accreditation

Chaffey Aged Care is a rural not-for-profit residential aged care facility located in Merbein in Victoria and opened its doors in September 2007.  Chaffey provides 71 residential aged care places catering to the needs of permanent, respite and palliative residents as well as 7 beds dedicated to the transition care...

Nambucca Valley Care’s Successful Skin Tear Initiative

Nambucca Valley Care (NVC) - Autumn Lodge has successfully integrated proactive systems and reduced the amount and complexity of skin tears over the past year by 59% and achieved a 66% reduction in skin tears over the quarter alone.

St Carthage’s Community Care - Bloke’s Bus Group

The Bloke’s Bus Group was established two years ago now, after discussions with a carer who felt there weren’t enough services available that offered variety and spontaneity, that were specifically tailored to men. The service is essentially respite for carers with the recipient/client being over the age of 65.