The July 2017 edition of Engage bids you a warm welcome.  


Next month, we are presenting our Dementia + Recreation National Conference - August 16 & 17 in Melbourne. For all those who register now for the full 2 day conference, we are offering:

  • A $50 Spending Voucher for the Trade Expo
  • You can bring a colleague for the 2 days for FREE!

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Wayne Woff - Manager, Total Aged Services 

Energy in Buildings: 50 Best Practice Initiatives
Attention all CEOs, CFOs, FM/Property/Asset Managers … “Lack of information or awareness about particular opportunities is a major barrier to best practice energy initiatives …” This handbook is intended to provide information and raise awareness about initiatives that can help property owners or managers reduce energy costs and cut emissions for their buildings.…  Read more  
Your Company’s Culture is Who You Hire, Fire, & Promote
“The gap between aspirational and practiced values is diagnostic of how much your company’s culture needs to improve. The actions you are taking to bridge the gap is prognostic of whether it will.” An interesting read about organisational rhetoric vs reality and associated issues. Warning contains some colourful (some may consider offensive) language … Read more
Featured Event:  Dementia + Recreation National Conference
The D+R Conference is the major National Conference for Recreation, Lifestyle, Allied Health, Nursing Professionals & Managers working in residential, community, home or other healthcare settings. 

For all those who register now for the full 2 day conference, we are offering:

  • A $50 Spending Voucher for the Trade Expo
  • You can bring a colleague for the 2 days for FREE!
The Joy & Freedom of Dance
From our friends at the Australian Journal of Dementia Care, comes this article on the joy & freedom of dance. Focusing on a program called Dancewise, the article looks at the work of the Dance Health Alliance & explores the benefits of dance, movement & music for older people with or without a diagnosis of dementia.  ... Read more
Four Bedside Tests and Measures to Determine Walking Safety
Bernard falls. Truth be told, he falls a lot. His wife has become so used to the falls that it no longer seems unusual to her that her man is on the floor at least 3 times a week. But, this last fall was different. Enter the physio, stage left. A formal assessment is in order. The physio has a million tools to assess Bernard is, but time is not renewable ... Read more
Reunited: A Short Film about Music and the Human Spirit

It may not be a new subject but the story told in this short video (less than 5 mins) still packs a huge emotional punch! ...
What’s now and next in analytics, AI, and automation?

“Innovations in digitization, analytics, artificial intelligence, and automation are creating performance and productivity opportunities for business and the economy, even as they reshape employment and the future of work”. Whilst not specifically about the Aged Care Sector, the article addresses issues such as opportunities, competitive advantage, performance benefits & profit maximisation. … Read more 
Ageing with Asthma ...  Read more  

My life inside an aged-care home: what it’s really like? ... Read more 

Study Casts Doubt on Need for Statins in the 'Healthy Old'  Read more

Older adults might be able to stave off arthritis knee pain with fiber ... Read more

“A Retirement Home for Young and Old” - a short video about the growing trend of intergenerational living ... Read more

Bleed risk for daily aspirin use in older people ... Read more
The Australian Journal of Dementia Care is Australia’s only multidisciplinary journal for all professionals working with people with dementia. Subscribe  now for the latest in best practice, research, news & resources ... 
Musical Armchair Travels by Aged Care Music Resources is coming … special pre-launch offer is available now click here for details
Dementia + Recreation National Conference
Caulfield Racecourse
16th & 17th August, 2017 
For all detais:  Click here
Adelaide Nurses Conference
14th & 15th September, 2017 
For all detais:  Click here
July 24-25
Ausmed - "Mindfulness in Nursing Workshop", Melbourne - click here
August 1
Breakfast Series - ‘Energising the industry’, Adelaide - click here 
August 17-18
Better Practice - Rethinking Aged Care, Sydney - click here 
September 6-8
Australian Palliative Care Conference, Adelaide - click here 
November 15-18
26th National Conference on Incontinence, Sydney - click here 
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