A central policy during the COVID-19 pandemic has been to protect Australia’s significantly vulnerable, however, families of aged care residents are now highlighting governmental failures and consequences.
With the addition of FOXTEL Business to Arcare’s Seven Hills facility in Queensland, three aged care residents took the chance to give heart-warming reviews of some of the documentaries on Foxtel’s new channel, FOX DOCOS.
Finding ways to simplify compliance is a hot topic for many providers, as stricter government requirements and mounting pressure from the community puts quality standards in the limelight.
Wisdom Wednesday is about celebrating the experience and wisdom of our elders across the globe through storytelling. It's through these stories that we attempt to elevate their often unspoken worth and value of age unwittingly lost to peers and future generations.
Do you have an elders story to share or are you an elder yourself that would like to be interviewed? Help us celebrate the lives of our elders through Wisdom Wednesday, a weekly segment posted – ironically – every Wednesday.
Our older generation are by definition the most experienced members of our community, but as they age and transition into more passive, physically constrained roles in society, their importance often dwindles, particularly so as they enter long-term care.