The Aged Care Industry Information Technology Council (ACIITC) is hosting a national forum on 3 June 2020. Forced Innovation in Aged and Community Care Settings: International and National perspectives on changing care models, responsive workforces and technological enhancement forum will hear from an international panel of experts on COVID-19 effects on the Aged and Community Care sector, gain insights into the ACIITC CARE-IT research project and provide an opportunity to attendees to input into shaping the future national agendas for Innovation and Technology.
The Capabilities in Aged & Community Care Readiness: An Evaluation of Innovation & Technology survey forms part of a larger project for the Aged and Community Care Industry including an Environmental Scan.
The project is aiming to understand the Aged and Community Care industry Innovation and Technology capabilities and readiness in the following areas:
The target audience for this survey is all Aged and Community Care services funded by the Commonwealth Department of Health.
The outcome of this survey, along with an environmental scan and a vendor survey, will be incorporated into an industry report highlighting the overall level of technology use in organisations, gaps, restrictions and limitations, as well as opportunities for further innovations.
The Aged Care Industry IT Council (ACIITC) was formed by the two industry Peak bodies Leading Age Services Australia (LASA) and Aged and Community Services Australia (ACSA) in 2007 with the express intent of providing the industry with a vehicle to consider and debate IT related opportunities and to disseminate the lessons learned from that process to the wider aged care industry.