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Category: Opinion

The decision to make the move to retirement living is rarely made quickly or on impulse. It’s a choice based on factors impacting both the prospective resident(s) and their loved ones.


Category: Opinion

As an industry, we are all acutely aware of the impact that workforce shortages have had on our sector’s ability to meet the growing demand of an ageing population. Benetas is exploring other ways to address workforce issues, by focussing on how we can help our team members to build a career with us.


Category: Opinion

As an aged care sector, we are seeing first-hand the impacts of workforce issues on our ability to employ and retain quality and credentialed aged care workers.


Category: Opinion

Observations from resident surveys as part of the National Aged Care Mandatory Quality Indicator Program requirements.


Category: Opinion

We have trialled apartment-style facilities and recently conducted an extensive review. We are sharing this review in the spirit of collaboration to share with the broader industry an understanding of some of the benefits and challenges we faced.


Category: Opinion

Data insights can give us a better understanding of where we are now and open the door for diagnostic and predictive analytics.


Category: Opinion

Benetas is encouraging retirees to join the workforce.


Category: Opinion

03 November 2022

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In an aged care sector under scrutiny and facing increasing resourcing challenges, providing good quality care remains imperative, according to Benetas CEO Sandra Hills OAM.


Category: Opinion

Thanks to a grant from the Psyche Foundation awarded to leading aged care provider Benetas, research was conducted into how to improve the mental health of people moving into residential aged care and ease the transition for them and their loved ones. Benetas welcomes more than 300 new residents into their Residential Aged Care homes every year. The research, managed by Benetas Senior Researcher Dr Meg Polacsek, aimed to uncover the pain points to help support residents and families better when the time came to make the move.


Category: Opinion

The Federal Government announcement of $17.7 billion for aged care services in response to the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety has been heralded as the single largest investment in aged care and the largest in response to a Royal Commission in Australia’s history.