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What is the RAD and DAP in aged care?

When beginning to explore aged care and finding out more about how its funded, you will probably be confronted with a whole bunch of abbreviations.

The RAD and DAP are commonly used when discussing pricing in residential aged care.

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What is the ACAT and how do I get one?

An ACAT is short for an assessment completed by the Aged Care Assessment Team and an assessment must be completed for anyone to enter a government-funded aged care home.

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12 tips on how to cope after a loved one has moved into aged care

Having a loved one move into an aged care home can be challenging and perhaps more difficult than first thought. You may question the decision to move your loved one into residential aged care, especially if it wasn’t their idea or they’ve been told by medical workers that they can no longer live at home.

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Work with a team that celebrates and embraces diversity

Diversity means celebrating individual differences and recognising the value of people’s unique knowledge, skill and experience.

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There’s a role for everyone in aged care

When most people think of jobs in aged care, they picture carers helping older people with their daily living like eating, showering and getting dressed, but there are many other roles that help aged care residents live their best life.

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Working with a White Ribbon accredited workplace

Domestic and family violence can impact organisational culture and employees’ sense of wellbeing and 94% of employees agree employers should take a leadership role in educating their workforce about respectful relationships between men and women.

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Why work in aged care?

So, you’ve finally received your qualification – or perhaps you’ve been in the workforce for a while now and you’re looking for something different?

What about a career in aged care?

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