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National Palliative Care Week 2015: Why You Should Care

0 Comments   Posted: 22/05/15   by Luke Imbong

    What is National Palliative Care Week 2015?

    National Palliative Care Week 2015 When was the last time you talked about your death and your family’s future? If you can’t remember or haven’t talked about it at all, this is the week to discuss it. National Palliative Care Week 2015 runs across Australia from May 24-30 with the theme is “Dying to Talk: Talking Read the full post

    What do Aged Care Workers do and how do I become one?

    0 Comments   Posted: 20/04/15   by Luke Imbong

      What do Aged Care Workers do and how do I become one

      Aged Care Worker Job Description Aged Care is one of the fastest growing careers in Australia. The government estimates that there will be more than 50,000 job vacancies in the five year period until November 2018! Aged care workers have a variety of responsibilities depending on where they are employed. Carers can work in a Read the full post

      Resume, Cover Letter and Interview Tips for Aged Care Workers

      0 Comments   Posted: 01/04/15   by Luke Imbong

        Resume Cover Letter and Interview Tips for Aged Care Workers

        So you’ve got your aged care qualification, what’s next? It’s time to put your skills to good use. Whether you’re applying for a position in an aged care facility, community center or as a home carer, you’ll notice that the major requirements are the same. You’ll need to submit a resume together with a cover Read the full post

        Tips from Centenarians: How to Live A Longer Life

        0 Comments   Posted: 19/02/14   by Natalie Hoerner

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          What would you do if you lived past 100? It’s not too far a stretch to say that a lot of people want to live forever. Many spend their lives looking for the mystery cure to aging, the magical fountain of youth. But what if the answer is simpler than we all think? The Australia Read the full post

          Getting an Aged Care work placement

          2 Comments   Posted: 26/09/13   by William Cowie

            Learn How to Get Work Experience in Aged Care

            How to get Aged Care work experience If you’re studying your Certificate III in Aged Care, you’ll be aware that you need to complete a vocational placement with an aged care provider. It’s necessary as this is the only place you can demonstrate a lot of the practical, hands-on skills you’ll be using every day Read the full post

            Cultural Diversity in Aged Care Practice

            0 Comments   Posted: 26/07/13   by Inspire Media

              Cultural Diversity in Aged Care Practice

              As part of the Aged Care Course, Certificate III in Aged Care, students are required to undertake HLTHIR403C – Work with Culturally Diverse Clients and Co-Workers. This is unit is designed to deal with the cultural awareness required for effective communication and cooperation with people of differing cultures. Cultural diversity can be present in ethnicity, Read the full post

              The Future of Dementia Part 2: Revolutionary NEW Dementia Treatment

              0 Comments   Posted: 25/06/13   by Inspire Media

                The Future of Dementia Part 2: Revolutionary NEW Dementia Treatment

                NEW Breakthrough in Dementia Treatment In a gated community is Weesp, just 30minutes outside Amsterdam in the Netherlands, is a revolutionary, purpose built, 24-hour, care facility for people with dementia, Hogewey. Hogewey is setting new standards and raising the bar for dementia care. Since, its concept in 1992, Hogewey opened in 2009 and is now Read the full post

                The Future of Dementia Part 1: Dementia and Alzheimer’s in Australia

                0 Comments   Posted: 25/06/13   by Inspire Media

                  Dementia and Alzheimer’s in Australia

                  Welcome to the first segment of Inspire’s 2 part series on dementia and Alzheimers! • Part 1 will look at dementia units studied within aged care, what dementia is, and the differences between dementia and Alzheimers, symptoms, causes and care options for those with dementia. • Part 2 will investigate the revolutionary new breakthrough in Read the full post

                  Interview Questions and Interview Tips for Aged Care Jobs

                  18 Comments   Posted: 07/06/13   by Inspire Media

                    Interview Questions and Interview Tips for Aged Care Jobs

                    Aged Care Job Interview Questions So, have you finished your aged care training?  If you haven’t, learn how you can get your Certificate III in Aged Care training here (click the link and request a free info pack for more information).  If you have finished your training, congratulations!  It’s time to put your hard work and training Read the full post

                    Importance of the Cardiovascular System

                    0 Comments   Posted: 07/06/13   by Inspire Media

                      Aged Care Courses: Importance of the Cardiovascular System

                      As an aged care professional, knowledge of basic human anatomy and physiology is an important point of knowledge required in providing effective health care and is reflected in the HLTAP301B Recognise Healthy Body Systems in a Health Care Context. Importance of the Cardiovascular System The cardiovascular system is made up of heart and blood vessels. Read the full post

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