Celebrating Aged Care Employee Day

On behalf at everyone at AutumnCare, we wish to acknowledge and thank you, our customers and your team.

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AutumnCare and data security

Following a recent ransomware attack on an Aged Care provider in Australia, AutumnCare has been asked by our customers to clarify how we ensure that data is kept safe and secure.

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Nursing during the COVID-19 pandemic

This week I returned to my voluntary nursing position. I was interested to find out what it had been like for residents and staff in a care home during these last few months. 

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New Learning Management System

Our new Learning Management System provides quick and easy access to AutumnCare training material plus additional clinical content.

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Infection control and handheld devices

The use of handheld devices, including tablets and smartphones, has transformed clinical practice and has led to improved consumer outcomes. However, normal use of handheld devices leads to a large amount of microbial surface contamination.

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AutumnCare turns 20!

This weekend AutumnCare celebrates its 20th anniversary as Australia’s leading clinical management systems provider.

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Meet our new COO

Dr Michael Preece has joined AutumnCare as Chief Operations Officer.

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Staff profile update – vaccine status

As of 1 May 2020 anyone wishing to visit an Aged Care facility must have had the influenza vaccine. To assist customers in tracking this, AutumnCare are providing an update to the Staff Profile and Details Form.

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Anatomy of a software change: responding to COVID-19

AutumnCare was able to respond rapidly in both the creation and deployment of new COVID-19 tools. We are pleased to have provided a less than 24 hour turnaround between the first customer request and deployment of these tools into their system.

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Helping our customers monitor COVID-19

AutumnCare wishes to provide customers with additional tools to assist in the monitoring of COVID-19. We have developed a global observation chart to help you record potential COVID-19 symptoms in your consumers.

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Welcome to Royal Bay Care Homes

We are thrilled to announce a new partnership with Royal Bay Care Homes.  The Royal Bay group have selected to move forward with AutumnCare as their new clinical management system. 

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AutumnCare Support regarding COVID-19

AutumnCare has business continuity plans in place to ensure that we are able to continue business as usual with minimal disruption to clients.

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Psychotropic medication recording

The Aged Care and Quality Safety Commission has released new information regarding administration of PRN psychotropic medications.

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Managing and documenting infection outbreaks

Aged care providers must maintain rigorous infection prevention and control policies. Policies should allow staff to implement the necessary precautions quickly once an outbreak is confirmed.

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Infection Control

Residents live and eat in close quarters, producing abundant opportunities for infection outbreaks to occur. The spread of infection in aged care is particularly dangerous.

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Antimicrobial stewardship

Taking preventative action is critical to ensuring that antimicrobials can continue to be used well into the future.

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Advance Care Planning

Advance Care Planning is a process that supports people at any stage of their health journey. It is a means of helping people to think about and plan their future and to document their wishes.

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Future of Ageing Award Winners

We’d like to acknowledge the nominees and award winners and their contributions to the aged care sector. We would also like to give a special mention to our clients who claimed awards in various categories.

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International Computer Security Day (ICSD)

International Computer Security Day is on Saturday 30 November 2019. The goal of this day is to build awareness around how to keep your data secure, and why this is so important.

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Technical Support over Christmas

AutumnCare will be closed on Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Day. Technical Support will be available throughout the remainder of the festive season.

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The Mandatory Quality Indicators

There are three Quality Indicators that Aged Care services must now report on: pressure injuries, physical restraints and unplanned weight loss.

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Download: Infection Control Guide

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