20
Jan 20

The top 3 trends driving student engagement

With 43 universities in Australia alone, higher education institutions are in constant competition for student acquisition and retention. The student experience is paramount to success in both. This short video highlights the three key trends driving student engagement and redefining the student experience: Are you seeking more ways to enhance your student experience? The 6th … Continue reading The top 3 trends driving student engagement

20
Jan 20

Alternatives to Restraint in Aged Care

Reducing the use of medication as a chemical restraint has been outlined as one of the key priorities of the Royal Commission’s Interim Report. In an effort to counteract the over-reliance on chemical restraint in aged care, stronger safeguards and restrictions will be established from 1 January 2020. There many simple alternatives to the use … Continue reading Alternatives to Restraint in Aged Care

14
Jan 20

Warning behaviours of patient violence

Violence against staff in hospitals has become disturbingly common. A recent study found 81% of nurses in NSW had experienced violence in the workplace in the previous six months. Nurses are more likely to be attacked at work than prison guards and police officers.  Hospital settings create extreme stress for patients and the combined factors … Continue reading Warning behaviours of patient violence

14
Jan 20

ACSA’s Pat Sparrow on the 5th Quality in Aged Care Summit

“One of the things that’s becoming clear through the Royal Commission is the need for great quality in aged care and that’s what all aged care providers want to deliver. But also to really be exploring and working with older people and their families in making sure that the experience people have is a good … Continue reading ACSA’s Pat Sparrow on the 5th Quality in Aged Care Summit

13
Jan 20

Planning for alternatively-fuelled cars in tunnels

As we progress steadily closer to 2062, the year in which the Jetsons take to the skies in flying cars, we are instead turning our attention to the space beneath our feet.  Tunnels present opportunities for dispelling traffic and avoiding the environmental impacts a major above-ground road can pose.  Elon Musk touts the vision of … Continue reading Planning for alternatively-fuelled cars in tunnels

13
Jan 20

Similar conditions in the USA and Aus to drive BTR demand: CBRE’s Colleen Pentland Lally

The USA’s demand on the multifamily/ build to rent market remains high, despite being 10 years post recession and increased rental costs at an average of 3.3% per year. The country has also seen high levels of new supply, yet the vacancy rate has remained under 5% for the past five years.  Colleen Pentland Lally, … Continue reading Similar conditions in the USA and Aus to drive BTR demand: CBRE’s Colleen Pentland Lally

13
Jan 20

The top cyber risks for higher ed – Dr Valentine, Massey University CIO

Cyber security is on the radar of Australian universities and government alike, as rates of breaches continue to increase and state-ordered attacks become more common. Dr Elizabeth Valentine, Chief Information Officer of New Zealand’s Massey University, believes the biggest threats to universities in the ANZ region are already well-known.  “The top risks for Higher Education … Continue reading The top cyber risks for higher ed – Dr Valentine, Massey University CIO