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Single Quality Framework

Encara is ready for the the new Single Quality Framework! We’ve been building awareness and understanding of the new Consumer Outcomes and look forward to supporting the transition to the new Aged Care Quality Standards with our clients across the country!    Our therapists will continue to focus on: Delivering comprehensive functional and musculoskeletal assessments […]

Improvement and Innovation – Is Your Site on Track?

At Encara, we’re constantly thinking of ways to improve and add value for our clients. It can be hard to improve and innovate in the face of cost and external compliance pressures. A partnership with Encara delivers off the shelf improvement and innovation for aged care providers.    Partnering with Encara will deliver: Improved rates […]

Are You One of the 43% Running at a Loss?

With a rise in aged care facilities reporting a loss, it’s worthwhile having a closer look at your pain management bill. Are you experiencing: Overprescription of Item 4b; Validation downgrades due to insufficient treatments and poor holiday back fill; Underfunding across the Activities of Daily Living Domain; and A lack of co-operation and integration between […]

Improving Financial Performance in Aged Care

Finally, 2018/19 sees an increase in the ACFI subsidy! With recent reports of up to 43% of aged care providers experiencing significant financial stress, this will be welcomed news across the industry. The changes are effective from 1 July 2018. Although increased subsidy rates are a win, the biggest efficiencies for struggling providers are delivered […]

Save on your training with Encara

Looking for a user friendly, versatile way to train your staff? Encara’s Online Learning Management System (LMS) delivers. Our LMS provides interactive training modules for your staff, which have been tailored to fit the aged care industry. Some of the modules available are:   Compliance: General evacuation training; Fire awareness and extinguisher training; Bullying and harassment […]

Encara – Supporting Quality and Delivering on Safety in Aged Care

Minister Ken Wyatt has announced a new national independent Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission in response to the Carnell-Paterson review into the Oakden Older Person’s Mental Health Service.   See his media release here The new Commission will start from 1 January 2019 and will bring together the functions of the Australian Aged Care Quality […]

Flu Season Ahead – Encara’s Vaccination Procedure

It is believed that there are some 1,500-3,500 influenza-related deaths annually in Australia, with the elderly being particularly at risk. In addition to the loss of life, annual influenza outbreaks represent a significant healthcare burden and cost to industry and to the individual. A recent study found that annually in Australia, influenza:   Causes 18,000 […]

Need Savings? Encara Delivers!

It takes more than a good rate to deliver the best return! When you partner with Encara, you will enjoy the benefits of our Complex Health Care Optimisation and Uplift assessments free of charge. We will ensure your allied health spend is efficient and focused towards those with real clinical needs. In short, we support […]