Governance is a recurrent theme throughout the Aged Care Royal Commission Interim Report, touching all elements of care including the medical, clinical, social, emotional and behavioural elements of client needs. The onus for ensuring organisational governance is embedded, executed and effective falls on the Board of Directors. While Boards have a long journey ahead and … Continue reading Getting the Board on board with the Royal Commission
Criterion’s 3rd Build to Rent conference brought together 100+ key stakeholders from across Australia’s BTR industry to share best practices on planning, design, delivery, operations and financing models. The event is an established platform providing a holistic insight into the opportunities, barriers and the potential for growth of the BTR asset class in Australia. The past … Continue reading 3rd Build to Rent Summit – Event Wrap-up
The benefits of a mentally healthy workplace are evident at multiple levels – individual and organisational. In addition to improving staff morale and engagement, they also result in few workplace conflicts and complaints. Poor mental health in Australia is estimated to cost employees approximately $10.9 billion every year in absenteeism, reduced productivity and compensation claims. … Continue reading Creating a Mentally Healthy Workplace – A Quick Reference Guide
Students have more choice in universities than ever before and the higher education sector is under pressure to demonstrate their unique offering and develop strategies to recruit, engage and retain students through an exceptional student experience. We’ve compiled the key statistics on student engagement and retention. View the infographic below or download the high res … Continue reading The Student Experience: Rated
As data sharing becomes the new norm and we move towards open data domains, questions are being raised around information privacy and whether it has a place in this new era. We compiled the statistics on this growing issue. View the infographic below or download the high res version here: With the Data Availability and Transparency … Continue reading Can open data and privacy co-exist?
Throughout the hearings leading up to the Interim Report of the Royal Commission, we heard frequent accounts of both clinical governance and organisational governance failures. We can expect governance to be featured heavily in the Final Report, due at the end of this year. It’s in the best interests of organisations to prepare their governance … Continue reading The 10 Principles of Governance to see you through the Royal Commission
Once a fad, behavioural insights have become an entrenched tool to improve the effectiveness of public policy. Research from OECD shows strong support for behavioural insights among senior governmental leaders who see the tool as a means for supporting better regulatory design and delivery and broader reform agendas. Currently, behavioural insights are used at a … Continue reading New applications of behavioural insights in public policy
Reform, the Royal Commission and consumer demands have placed mounting financial pressure on aged care providers. While all strive to deliver the best quality of care possible, the mission is made much more difficult when operating on a shoestring. The sector has been described as “unsustainable” following the release of the Aged Care Financial Performance … Continue reading Achieving financial sustainability – insights from MiCare’s Graeme Wickenden