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Leading in aged care

Leading in aged care

By Acorn Mentor, Andrew Hoggan: There are multiple forces at play in the aged care sector that make leadership more vital than ever. In a time poor environment, what areas of leadership should we be focusing on? One simple method is think about leadership in two broad categories of activities ...

An exciting time to be a young aged care leader

An exciting time to be a young aged care leader

Great sums of both public and private dollars are converging into the aged care market, creating significant opportunities ... Young people have a fantastic opportunity to shape the industry with their ideas about how we can deliver the best outcomes for older Australians.

How do we develop effective leaders in the aged care industry?

How do we develop effective leaders in the aged care industry?

Developing effective leadership and management teams in the aged care sector is critical for improving staff retention and job satisfaction, maintaining a high quality of care and well-being of residents and the long-term economic viability of an organisation.

Cynthia Payne: From Nurse to CEO

Cynthia Payne: From Nurse to CEO

Cynthia started her career in the earlier 90s as a registered nurse, at the age of 33 she became CEO of a For Profit aged care organisation.  For the past 13 years Cynthia Payne has been CEO of SummitCare and gives back to the aged care community through by being involved in a variety of boards and Not For Profit organisations

Leadership: a never-ending journey of focus

Leadership: a never-ending journey of focus

By Acorn Mentor, Amanda Terranova: Through experience and my journey so far, I understand the importance of ‘self-focus’. The balance of personal and professional development and management is a moving goal post. Swing too far one way or the other and things will break or at least crack ...