Category: Aged Care

What do aged care and childcare have in common?

Most people would assume there’s a big difference between childcare and aged care services. Perhaps this is because of the age gap and the type of care that workers are expected to provide to both demographics. They wouldn’t be wrong – however, it’s also a little simplistic, and overlooks the fact that there are actually a surprising number of commonalities...

How our aged care courses prepare you for managing dementia

Aged care workers are more than just caretakers – they’re trained professionals, responsible for a wide variety of different responsibilities and duties (that often require specialist knowledge alongside immeasurable patience and compassion). One of the best examples is caring for and providing support to people living with dementia. Anyone who’s ever had relatives with dementia knows that caring for them...

How do Academia’s online aged care courses work?

Even during lockdown, learning doesn’t stop. Thanks to modern technology, just about anything can be studied online, including aged care courses. There’s just one issue: you’re not quite sure if online learning is for you, especially for an aged care course in Melbourne. Fortunately, if you choose the right (and fully certified) online aged care course you can get a...