Tools and resources

COORDINARE provides a range of learning opportunities, educational events, and resources to RACFs across the region. Find more information at the links below.

Key organisations and government bodies

Information and links to key organisations and government bodies which support your work can be found below.

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    Aged Dementia Health Education & Research (ADHERe) is a centre of interdisciplinary researchers generating evidence in gerontological studies based at the University of Wollongong. They offer training programs, educational resources and a support network through the Gerontological Alliance of Nurses Australia (GANA). For memberships with GANA, click here.

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    Aged & Community Care Providers Association (ACCPA) leads, advocates and provides support, advice and guidance to aged care providers to ensure a high performing and sustainable aged care sector so that older Australians can live their best lives. They provide a wide range of training and resources, including COVID-19 and Emergency Planning.

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    Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission

    The Commission is the primary point of contact for the quality and safety of aged care services. They are responsible for approving providers and receiving compulsory reports.

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    Agency for Clinical Innovation

    ACI are working to improve the experience and delivery of healthcare for older people in NSW by researching, designing and promoting models of care for an ageing population.

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    Fair Work Australia

    Their purpose is to promote harmonious, productive, cooperative and compliant workplace relations in Australia. This includes providing education, assistance, advice and guidance to employers, employees, outworkers, outworker entities and organisations. Fair Work Australia also promotes and monitors compliance with workplace laws.

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    NSW Health

    NSW Health works with the Australian Government to ensure older people are able to access the care that best meets their needs when they are no longer able to manage at home without assistance. NSW Health operate a range of Australian Government funded aged care services including: Aged Care Assessment Teams (ACAT), Regional Assessment Service (RAS), Transitional Aged Care Program (TCAP).

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    Public Health Unit

    The role of the Public Health Unit is to identify, prevent and minimise public health risks to the community. These risks may be infectious, chemical or radiological in nature. They also manage outbreaks of COVID-19, influenza, gastroenteritis, and other notifiable conditions. Find out more about the Public Health Units in the Illawarra Shoalhaven and Southern NSW Local Health Districts