Harnessing Information and Communications Technology to create sustainable aged care services.

Upcoming National Forum - 3 June 2020

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.

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Have your say - CARE-IT Survey Live

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:

  • Business and administrative systems;
  • Reporting and online access to government;
  • Surveillance and monitoring technologies;
  • Telehealth; and
  • Support of safety in the home via a range of smart home applications.

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.

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Aged and Community Sector Technology and Innovative Practice – A Report on what the Research and Evidence is indicating

Given the speed of the technological change, ACIITC commissioned an updated review, Aged and Community Sector Technology and Innovative Practice – A Report on what the Research and Evidence is indicating. The report is based on a search of major research databases and of the grey literature, focusing on the period 2016 – 2019, updating the first review that identified research studies published 2011 – 2016.
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Technology Roadmap for Aged Care in Australia

The Technology Roadmap for Aged Care in Australia released in 2017 by the Aged Care Industry Technology Council (ACIITC) recognises the need for technology to underpin the delivery of aged care services and ensure independence, choice and control for consumers.

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