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Documenting in a Care Environment
23/09/2019

Thorough and appropriate documentation is a fundamental requirement when delivering care or support to a person. Not only does poor documentation impact on resident care, it could also impact you personally and your organisation if your notes are examined in a court or during an inspection.

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Essential Assessment: What is it and how can you use it?
23/09/2019

Our essential assessment is generally comprised of 15 questions. Usually they are true or false, multiple choice, fill the gap, or if the course allows, sorting/sequencing questions. The questions reflect the content of the video and are designed to ascertain if the learner has understood the content presented in the video.

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Essential Assessment – The theory behind it
23/09/2019

There are a range of learning theories that come and go from popularity and the more we research the topic we realise that there are many different ways to explain how adults learn and how to best support them.

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Supporting Learning Resources with Bridge
26/08/2019

In our previous blog we discussed Altura’s resources, and how they support different methods of content delivery including self-learning and face-to-face training. How can Bridge complement these resources?

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Altura’s Learning Resources available to our members
26/08/2019

All of the resources are available as pdf resources for all courses released from 2019 onwards.

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How to personalise Altura’s Learning delivery?
26/08/2019

Altura Learning have a range of learning resources that supports you to customise or individualise the delivery of your education.

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Promoting Equality, Diversity and Inclusion
20/08/2019

In our new course Promoting Equality, Diversity and Inclusion we discuss the characteristics such as age, race, religion or sexual orientation that are protected against discrimination and how we can celebrate these characteristics.

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The theory behind the practice – Altura Learning’s Learning Pathway
07/08/2019

Altua Learning developed a Learning Pathway which is underpinned by adult learning theory and reflective of contemporary practice to support and improve adult learning.

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The theory behind the practice – Altura Learning’s Learning Pathway
02/08/2019

Altua Learning developed a Learning Pathway which is underpinned by adult learning theory and reflective of contemporary practice to support and improve adult learning.

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TEAMWORK: Communication, Resolving Conflict and Time Management
02/08/2019

Altura Learning is releasing three Teamwork titles; Communication, Resolving Conflict and Time Management. You will find these on Bridge or the Content Portal as three separate new courses.

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Altura Learning’s Learning Pathway and Organisation of courses
01/08/2019

You’ll notice all of Altura Learning’s courses have one of four levels of a Learning Pathway assigned to them. This is what each level means.

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Altura Learning partners with care sector recruitment specialists Cohesion
30/07/2019

Altura Learning has been working with care sector recruitment specialists Cohesion and Neil Eastwood from Care Friends to develop a best practice model for recruiting, training and retaining an engaged workforce.

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Abuse & Missing Persons: An Overview
23/07/2019

It’s estimated that 1 in 6 older people will be the victim of elder abuse and that figure is predicted to rise as the proportion of older people increases. Abuse may be perpetrated by family, friends or carers and can cause substantial physical and psychological harm to the older person.

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Basic Life Support
04/07/2019

First Aiders can provide basic life support to people with life threatening illnesses or injuries, in order to maintain their airway, breathing or circulation until they can receive full medical care.

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Antimicrobial Stewardship
03/07/2019

In this Altura Talks segment, Margaret Jennings who is a Microbiologist and specialises in providing training to the aged care industry, provides an overview of anti-microbial stewardship and suggestions of strategies on how you may meet the new requirements.

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5 Signs it’s Time to Upgrade Your Company’s E-Learning Software
23/05/2019

Here are a few signs it’s time to put your current learning management system out to pasture.

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New Aged Care Quality Standards Course
08/04/2019

The Single Quality Framework will replace the four current Accreditation schemes in July 2019. Both residential and home care providers will be expected to meet the requirements of the new Aged Care Quality Standards (ACQS) which has a much stronger focus on consumer outcomes.

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IDDSI framework : are you ready for its implementation?
13/03/2019

As you may know, the 1st May 2019, all facilities in the healthcare sector have to implement the new International Dysphagia Diet Standardisation Initiative (IDDSI).

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Altura Learning will provide training to Maggie Beer Foundation’s new initiative
25/02/2019

We’re excited to announce that we’ll be working with Maggie Beer Foundation & William Angliss Institute to create online training for aged care cooks and chefs across Australia.

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Take a minute to read the beautiful poem ‘Alone’ from a former Care Worker
08/02/2019

The poem ‘Alone’ was written by Chris Woodward, a former care worker who was inspired after working closely with many dementia patients over the years.

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H&S: Risk Management
06/02/2019

Our course H&S: Risk Management will empower staff to take an active role in assessing and managing risk as well as bringing greater awareness around health and safety in the workplace.

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