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Technology will never be able to replace the human element of care, but advancements that improve process efficiency within an aged care facility can result in staff having more time to be able to spend with their residents.
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Aged Care Providers Should Be Teaching Residents How To Use Technology

Let’s make something very clear right from the outset – nothing can, or ever will, replace loving and engaging real-life human contact and interactions. In 2019 though, the vast majority of human interaction is being done online, so much so, that in some ways, it almost seems as if real-life conversations between people only occur... Read More

Design for social innovation. The future of aged care.

On Wednesday, 4 July 2018, Ellis Jones and innovAGEING brought together 25 executives, referral organisations, designers, architects, researchers and academics from across the aged care sector. In Ellis Jones’ Realm of Possibilities workshop space, people rolled-up their sleeves and got out of their comfort zone for our event – Design for social innovation. The future of aged care. The Ellis Jones... Read More

AI Can Predict Whether a Patient Is Going To Die Within Five Years

There have been great developments in medical technology in the past few decades. From things such as innovative procedures to creating vaccines to bionic prosthetics – these have not only saved lives but have also improved the quality of life of billions around the world. The latest medical technology that has been developed involves something... Read More
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Are Traditional Call Bells In Aged Care Outdated?

While there have been a number of small improvements over the last few decades, the majority of traditional call bell systems in the aged care industry still come with their fair share of problems. Within most aged care facilities, staff are forced to respond to call bell alerts without having any context regarding the nature... Read More

Ask Gran not Google – Seniors, Students and Tech

Combining interactions with the young and the old allow both generations the ability to learn not only more about each generation but also the latest trends, technology and teenagers are provided with a role model as they grow into tomorrow’s adults. There has been a body of research over the years that shows the health... Read More

Bridging the Gaps in Healthcare

Healthcare is vital. Access to healthcare is what we all need when we get sick. But there are gaps in the sector that need to be bridged in order to provide integrated care that is centered around individuals and their communities. This was the theme of discussion at the 2017 Dean’s Future Health Forum, which... Read More
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Automated and medicated: How safer system practices are protecting people’s loved ones 

Aged care facilities and services deal in trust. No matter the level of aesthetic beauty, or wide array of available activities housed within your facility, if you fail to adequately showcase your ability to protect the welfare of your residents, then clients will look elsewhere, as they should. Medication is an integral part of aged... Read More

CarePage Business Crowned Joint Winners of Best Software Development at Aged Care Awards

Day one of yesterday’s ITAC 2020 conference featured a number of distinguished guest speakers including CarePage’s Lauren Todorovic, who spoke candidly about the important role that data collection and analytics play in improving the quality of life of aged care residents. After a day full of interesting insights from IT experts, the event culminated in... Read More

Companies are designing their websites with older people in mind; here’s what to look for

As technology becomes an even more integral part of modern life, there are people who are feeling left behind. Older people are struggling to participate in a world that is more and more online. Read More
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Customer Experience in the Ageing Sector

No matter what we’re buying, we all want a good customer experience – we want to think ‘wow’. In the increasingly competitive ageing sector, consumers are looking for tailored services with a personalised and seamless experience in an environment where they feel respected and engaged. Our research reveals a sector still grappling with a shift... Read More

Could Using a Socialisation Robot Increase the Social Engagement of Residents in Aged Care?

Social isolation and loneliness is a growing concern for the elderly – even those who live in residential aged care. Many people in aged care have no one – no family, friends or loved ones that visit them. Though they are surrounded by other residents and staff, without meaningful interaction their physical and mental health... Read More

Japanese Technology and Robots Are Changing Lives

Whilst some people express fears about technology taking over the work force and about people becoming too dependent on it, in Japan, necessity has become the proverbial “mother of invention.” Japan’s growing number of seniors compared to a significantly lower number of new citizens—either native-born or immigrants—is resulting in a society where many more people... Read More
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