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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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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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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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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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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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Dementia: Understanding Behaviours
30/01/2019

Dementia: Understanding the Condition, this is a Developing Course on the Altura Learning Pathway so it is perfect for anyone who works in home care and is supporting a person with dementia who wishes to have a more in-depth understanding of behaviours.

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Epilepsy: Understanding the Condition
07/12/2018

Epilepsy: Understanding the Condition is a developing course on the Altura Learning Pathway so it is appropriate for care workers and nurses.

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Maintaining Professional Roles and Boundaries
27/11/2018

Part of the Altura Learning’s Dynamic Series, Maintaining Professional Roles and Boundaries, takes us through a variety of case studies where staff have to make decisions if they are crossing a professional boundary and how they will manage the situation.

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Medication Management: Polypharmacy
05/11/2018

In our new course Medication Management: Polypharmacy, we explore what polypharmacy is and the impact it could have on a resident.

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How to ensure you’re meeting the requirements of the new Aged Care Quality Standards
29/10/2018

Aged Care organisations are preparing for the new Aged Care Quality Standards that will come into effect in July 2019. Here is everything you should know.

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National Apology to Victims and Survivors of Institutional Child Sexual Abuse
22/10/2018

A National Apology has been delivered to acknowledge the thousands of victims and survivors whose lives have been impacted by institutional child sexual abuse.

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A Guide to Safe Food Handling
09/10/2018

As a food handler, it is essential that you are aware of the basic principles of safe food handling so that you can ensure that the food you prepare remains safe to eat. Recognise your role and responsibilities in safe food handling.

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5 star customer service training
Customer Service: Five Star Experience
17/08/2018

How would you like to be treated? In our course Customer Service: Five Star Experience Learn how to provide five star service for older people in your care.

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