Telstra Health – Aged, Disability & Community Care (ADCC) recently attended the 2016 ACSA National Summit in Hobart. With the theme ‘Choose to Thrive’, the conference explored ways for providers to innovate in order to keep up with the changing, consumer-led landscape.Read more >
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Virtual reality units are being utilised in aged care facilities at an increasing rate, with providers saying the devices help to lessen signs of agitation and restlessness in residents with dementia.Read more >
A CSIRO study has found that telehealth has the potential to save $3 billion annually, with study participants experiencing a 36 per cent decrease in hospital admissions throughout the 12 month trial.Read more >
Telstra Health is pleased to announce that our Medication Management app, MedMobile, has won the Excellence in Mobility and Devices award at the Microsoft Australia Partner Awards (MAPA).Read more >
Telstra Health’s electronic medication management app MedMobile was a finalist at the National iAwards, after being awarded Mobility Innovation of the Year at the Victorian iAwards in July.Read more >
Leading software companies are increasingly turning to user experience experts to ensure their products are enjoyable and easy to use. To better understand the importance of user experience, we look back at a 2015 interview with Telstra Health – Aged, Disability & Community Care’s User Experience (UX) Manager, Matthew Sarah, where he explains why UX matters and how it benefits users.
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The new government Regional Aged Care Profiles tool has been designed to provide information on government funded aged care places and recipients across Australia.Read more >
Under floor sensors are being trialled in residential aged care facilities to help decrease the incidence of falls.Read more >
Staff retention and recruitment have long been priorities for aged care organisations, with estimates of a 25 per cent annual turnover across the aged care sector; well above the national average. Providers must be proactive in addressing the factors that impact workforce retention and recruitment. It is therefore essential that providers find new ways to engage staff and create a positive workplace culture.Read more >
By hosting on Microsoft Azure, Telstra Health’s MedMobile app is able to scale quickly and easily, based on the size of a residential aged care provider.Read more >