We are aligning with the Department of Health and Aged Care’s guidelines by adopting the use of Residential Aged Care Homes (RACH) instead of RACF on our newsletters and website.
The RACH Bulletin is a monthly publication produced by GCPHN for aged care providers and RACHs to keep them informed of the latest industry-related news, information and events in our region.
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Advance Care Planning, Call for nominations: GCPHN Palliative and Aged Care Leadership Group, Dementia resources, Fully funded dementia training, GCPHN Clinical Council member nominations, Have your say – New Aged Care Act.
For information on the current situation, Aged care support, Financial assistance, Mental health support.
Upcoming Webinar: Improving quality in residential aged care, Have your say, New apps for clinicians and carers supporting people with dementia.
Current RACH projects underway at GCPHN, Covid-19: PPE pack distribution, Covid-19: Additional vaccine dose recommendation, Scholarships from the Australian College of Nursing open now, Free translation service for aged care providers, Seniors Month Events.
Wound Education Workshop, Telehealth Training Opportunity, Aged Care Employees Day, Gold Coast SPACE team update, NEW Planning Resource for Disaster or Emergency Management, Survey: Aged Care residents with limited English proficiency, An enabling environment in residential care webinar, City of Gold Coast Disaster and Emergency Management Aged Care Resilience Forum.
Wound Education Workshop, NEW ‘Dementia resources and support to help you live well’ booklet now available in hard copy and online, Dementia training, Dementia support, Free food and nutrition training modules for aged care homes, Update your specialised services on My Aged Care, Aged Care Reform Roadmap, Survey: Communicating with residents with limited English, Reminder: Decommissioning of the My Aged Care fax number, Digital Health Updates for Residential Aged Care.
NEW resource: ‘Dementia resources and support to help you live well’ booklet now available in hard copy and online, Funded EOI – Primary Health Care Improvement Committee, Clinical Alert: Hot water scalding, The Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission launches new online IPC tool, Aged Care 2023-24 Budget, New Fact Sheet: Assessment pathways for aged care residents, Aged care nurse training grants, Free Diversity Companion Guides now available to order, FULLY FUNDED opportunity to study an Undergraduate Certificate with Monash University, SURVEY REQUEST: Seeking feedback on Palliative Care; Events.
COVID-19 Aged Care Support Grant, Reporting COVID-19 cases, Aged Care Worker COVID-19 Leave Payment Grant Opportunity, IPC Lead Nurse Training Grants, Video Telehealth Grant; Events.
Advance Care Planning, Champion better palliative care for people living with dementia, The End-of-Life Directions for Aged Care (ELDAC) Dementia Toolkit, CALDWays webinars to enhance culturally appropriate care, Free Aged Care Learning Packages, New Palliative Care Resources, New Aged Care and Palliative Care Training Directory; Events.
National Advance Care Planning Week, Prevention, Detection and Management of Outbreaks in RACFs – 20 minute recorded webinar now available, ELDAC’s End of Life Law Toolkit, PalliAGED Practice Tip Sheets for Nurses, Timely assessments for Specialist Dementia Care across Australia, Free Wound Care Directories; Events.
ATAGI update on 2023 COVID-19 vaccine booster dose; Free translating and interpreting services; New Dementia Toolkit for aged care staff; Enrol in the ‘Talk to Us First’ Aged Care Advocacy online training; National Suicide Prevention for Seniors Program; Wound Management.
Telehealth Grants for Gold Coast RACFs – apply now; Events; DVA Update.
Telehealth Grants for Gold Coast RACFs; Palliative Care; Aged Care Activities.
Telehealth Grants for Gold Coast RACFs; In-home aged care; Events.
Grant opportunity: Specialist Dementia Care Program (SDCP); DVA Update; Wound Specialist Services.
RACF Wound Education Workshop: Registrations now open, Reduction to isolation period and updated Management of Diagnosed Cases of Covid-19 and Close Contacts Direction, New Australian National Aged Care Classification funding model commences 1 October, Scholarship applications open for nurses, personal care workers, and allied health professionals undertaking aged care course, Free online courses for residential care workers, The Advanced Project: Dementia specific training and resources, Workforce planning and care minute targets, Webinar: My Health Record, NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence in Wiser Wound Care Knowledge Translation Seminar: Patient engagement in wound care.
Supporting residents in aged care with chronic and complex wounds, Dying to Know Day, COVID-19 Isolation Support Home-Visit Service for RACFs, New module on Ask Annie app, Queensland Voluntary Assisted Dying Webinar, Dementia Policy 2022 Webinar Series.
New opportunities for funding, supporting residents with wound care, COVID-19 updates, dementia resources, COVID-19 home visits service.
Upcoming events, palliative care, influenza, workforce support and wound management.