COVID-19 outbreaks in Australian residential aged care facilities
COVID-19 outbreaks in Australian residential aged care facilities.
National snapshot: As of 8:00am on 16 July 2021 there are 13 active cases of COVID-19 related to aged care.
Recognising the signs of elder abuse
Research shows when it comes to elder abuse, older women are most at risk. Worse, it’s often a family member who inflicts the abuse.
Latest statistics from the NSW Ageing and Disability Commission indicate 77 per cent of the almost 3000 reports it received in 2020 about people who were subject to, or at risk of, abuse, neglect and exploitation related to older people, most of whom were women.
OWN NSW Annual State Conference 2021 Now IS the Time.
Now IS the Time! Building Momentum for Change for A More Inclusive Future.
We will harness the energy and momentum of these past months and address the underlying, structural drivers of gender inequality and economic instability which have led to the shocking outcomes for older women in this country.
Our keynote speaker, Emma Dawson, will disect the issues of discrimination - especially around sexism and ageism
What is Living Longer Living Stronger?
Living Longer Living Stronger is an exciting and affordable exercise program to help older people improve their physical strength and fitness. It is a progressive training program designed to improve strength, balance, coordination and endurance.
Aged care facility to become an Aboriginal health and wellbeing centre
Yerin Eleanor Duncan Aboriginal Health Services recently bought the now vacant Japara aged care facility in Mardi, with plans to transform it into a health and wellbeing centre.
The new centre will house all services, except the dental clinic, currently available at the Yerin Eleanor Duncan Aboriginal Health Service in Wyong.
Orange Seniors Expo
Orange seniors are invited to a morning tea with a side of legal advice, blood pressure checks, community housing information, and financial help.
The Orange Seniors Expo is an opportunity to find out about a range of services available in Orange to help seniors remain at home and part of the community.
Forum 2: Driving Long-Term Change – Australia's Response to Elder Abuse
This forum will discuss what Australia has achieved and what more must be done to end elder abuse since the Australian Law Reform Commission’s “Elder Abuse – A National Legal Response” report was released in June 2017, and the release of the Commonwealth’s “National Plan to Respond to the Abuse of Older Australians (Elder Abuse) 2019-2023” in March 2019. The webinar is the second in the Walk the Talk Forum Series 2021. These important conversations will continue in the 7th National Elder Abuse Conference in Hobart in February next year.
Massive win on accessible housing – what does it mean?
In what is a major win for seniors, the nation’s building ministers have agreed to include accessible design on the National Construction Code (NCC), creating better options for older Australians.
Delivering Digital Skills For Groups
Our ‘Delivering Digital Skills Sessions for Groups’ webinar will give you hints and tips to get started wth your Be Connected program. This webinar is designed for organisations who are about to start their digital literacy program, or those wishing to learn more about tried and tested methods. We will explore how to plan and deliver your first group sessions using a ‘blended learning’ approach. Blended learning combines people and digital, allowing your learners to get the benefit of understanding and practising a new skill while knowing they’ve got someone to turn to if they need help.
Please choose only one webinar to attend.
May 13, 2021 – 2pm
June 3, 2021 – 2pm
June 24, 2021 – 2pm
CaptureIT Learner Management: Registrations & Reports
Learn about how to register learners and view reports using CaptureIT.
In this webinar, we will discuss how to manage your learners on CaptureIT, as well as the differences between the Learning Portal and CaptureIT.
Join us to become an expert on learner management through Be Connected programs.
Please choose only one webinar to attend.
May 6, 2021 – 2pm
May 27, 2021 – 2pm
June 17, 2021 – 2pm