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Robyn Stone: It’s About the People

Human capital will “make or break” the field of aged care, Robyn Stone told 800 delegates to this year’s joint international conference of the International Association of Homes and Services for the Ageing, and Aged & Community Services Australia. The conference took place Aug. 31-Sept. 4 in Perth, Australia.

How 9 Providers Around the World Expanded into Home and Community-Based Services

A new report from the International Association of Homes and Services for the Ageing (IAHSA) explores how 9 providers of aging services in the U.S., Canada, Europe, and Australia expanded their business lines to include the provision of home and community-based services.

New Research Project Will Evaluate Potential Benefits of Culture Change

The LeadingAge Center for Applied Research has received a $149,776 grant from the Retirement Research Foundation to evaluate a Medicaid pay-for-performance incentive program designed to facilitate the adoption of culture change in 340 Kansas nursing homes.

New Guides Identify Competencies for Mid-Level Managers and Frontline Staff

The LeadingAge Center for Applied Research (CFAR) and the LeadingAge Workforce Cabinet recently released 2 new Competency Development Guides that identify the skill sets for mid-level managers and personal care attendants working across the full continuum of staff positions and settings in the field of long-term care.

Labor Day: Celebrating Workers by Helping Them Succeed

New competency development guides from LeadingAge celebrate workers by giving them the tools they need to succeed.