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Quality Care and Quality Jobs

Improving work practices to deliver quality aged care jobs and aged care services for older Australians.

Project dates: 2013-2016 (CI Sara Charlesworth at RMIT from Oct 2014)

Grants and funding: Department of Health

The project’s aim was develop innovative workplace tools and models to inform the practical, evidence-based implementation of improved work practice thereby assisting services to simultaneously improve job quality and the quality of services experienced by older Australians. 

The Project is a three year collaboration between researchers from RMIT, Flinders and UniSA and partners from the aged care industry.

Key People

  • Sara Charlesworth (RMIT) 
  • Deb King (Flinders)

Industry Partners

  • Brightwater Care
  • HammondCare
  • Helping Hand
  • United Voice