When someone presents with drug or alcohol problems at St Vincent’s Hospital in Sydney, a whole specialist team is on hand to provide treatment and support.
CHA Health Matters sits down with Calvary’s strategic director Vanessa Janessen to discuss its partnership with the largest private health fund to deliver more services in the home.
Like Catholic Health Australia and many of its members, CatholicCare Sydney wants to make sure all people, including those most vulnerable feel supported and valued irrespective of age, beliefs and abilities, particularly during COVID.
Catholic Health Australia will pay tribute to the 80,000 hospital and aged care workers across its member network for their extraordinary efforts during the Covid-19 crisis with a series of new films.
“CHA supports many of the propositions, including substantial resourcing to support better skilled and better remunerated aged care workers in much larger numbers. These workers should be governed by appropriate regulation – not mandated staff ratios, the benefits of which are dubious, but rather registration arrangements, minimum qualifications, and continuous professional development.
Listen to what leading experts in their field had to say about where telehealth is heading.
You can watch the video here and we will upload individual presentations from speakers: Shannon Thompson - Director of Clinical Services at Calvary Health Care Bethlehem; Rachel Resuggan, Group Manager Allied Health at St. John of God Health Care; Dr. Chris Robinson - Director, Innovation and Improvement at St. Vincent's Health Network Sydney; and Kirby Young, Chief of Allied Health and Ambulatory Services at Cabrini Health.
Much like many Australians during COVID, Most days Paul McClintock can be found at the end of a teleconference call from dawn to dusk looking at the camera on his screen, steering board meetings, contributing a word of wisdom or just listening.
Viability Agreements: This year has seen incredible fluctuations in the Australian health system, exposing gaps and challenges as well as strengths and new partnerships that highlight the importance of integrated and cooperating sectors.
The Morrison Government has missed a crucial opportunity to tackle the underlying financial pressures facing the residential aged care sector in today’s budget, says Catholic Health Australia.
Catholic Health Australia welcomes the announcement that the Morrison Government is giving out of hospital care a major boost in Tuesday’s budget saying patients will win out with greater choice about the way they receive care.