National Partners

Meet our National Partners

Everyone at ACC is passionate about improving the quality of life of elderly people and those that care for them. Our focus is to engage, inform and inspire the residential and community care sectors with an expanding series of programs. ACC has an impressive track record of service to Aged Care providers over the past 10 years. Our programs are presented by subject matter experts, shot in actual care home situations and focus on key outcomes and just as importantly, they address the issues faced by staff every day.

We are listening. What do we need to know?

Each year a Needs Analysis initiative is conducted via workshops and surveys and this process assists ACC identify program and resources requirements for the year ahead. Members share their expertise via dedicated panel. All relevant programs and Learning Resources are allocated RCNA CNE points. This is just an example of one way we listen. Our valued members watch our live, interactive program's via satellite TV and access our entire library and extensive learning resources and support material via our website, DVD and our new online delivery platform - ACC Online, available anywhere, anytime.

What is your priority today?

We all have different priorities during our working day but our common goals and benchmark for excellence is ensuring our programs engage, inform and inspire your staff for better care outcomes. 

ACC are proud partners of Aged and Community Services Australia. http://www.acctv.co/ 

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Bentleys is a national association of chartered accounting and business advisory firms with specialist experience in the Aged Care and Retirement Living industries.  The Bentleys approach is to deliver an unmatched and highly valued client experience – The Bentleys Experience. We provide innovative solutions to help business to THINK AHEAD and achieve their potential.

Led by Brisbane-based Director, Heath Shonhan, the Bentleys Health and Ageing team work alongside an extensive list of aged care providers and industry stakeholders.  As advisors and aged care financial specialists, we assist providers wanting to improve their performance; help banks to manage their debt funding positions, and advise the Government regarding risk.

Our background in the sector is testament to our expertise and includes:

The Bentleys Aged Care  Survey – www.agedcaresurvey.com.au    

Since 1994, this survey  has informed the industry about the key national issues and opportunities facing the sector.

We are trusted advisors to many boards and aged care providers and they work them to review their long term strategic plans and underpinning financial viability.   

Our team have worked with the Department of Health & Ageing as Financial Assessors and Advisors since 1997.

We have been a leading participant in the long term strategic reform of the aged care sector and have positively contributed to Industry Round tables constituted by the Department.  

THINK AHEAD.  Contact us today. www.bentleys.com.au

T 07 3222 9777 | E Bentleys@bris.bentleys.com.au

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An aged care sector initiative

agedcare101 is a joint venture between ACSA and long time ACSA National Digital Partner, DoComeMonday Media.

agedcare101 is an aged care sector initiative.

Educational web portal

agedcare101 is an educational aged care portal and is an important new media for our sector. It makes it easy for customers to navigate the aged care system.

The objectives of agedcare101 are:

  • Provide a much needed independent educational portal for the public
  • Provide the customer an easy to use guide to establishing services
  • Take enquiry pressure off aged care staff
  • Provide a digital ‘voice’ to the aged care sector

A digital ‘voice’ reaching every new customer

agedcare101 will also provide a digital ‘voice’ for ACSA and members to communicate with the public.

agedcare101 is a sophisticated media platform with:

  • Substantial written educational editorial
  • Video featuring expert practitioners
  • Lively and informative visitor newsletter 
  • Links to a new ‘ageing’ radio show
  • Social media, podcasts and other innovative initiatives

The objective is to ‘touch’ every person who enters the aged care system.

Members benefit

ACSA is a substantial commercial investor and will benefit financially by the success of agedcare101. The income will:

1.       Contribute to holding ACSA membership fees

2.       Reduce and control member marketing costs

3.       Support stronger advocacy resources

Check out agedcare101.com.au.  For more information call agedcare101 on 02 9555 9576 or your ACSA state office, or email info@agedcare101.com.au.

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While you’re caring for others, HESTA is caring for you

We also offer access to a range of extra services such as commission-free financial planning, low cost banking products and competitive death and income protection insurance.

At HESTA we are not just about delivering strong returns. We are committed to supporting the health and community services industry that has supported us so well.

As a fund, HESTA takes its responsibility to provide quality information and advice to members very seriously and we work to help you feel more confident in your decisions about super. Our members and employers find us to be approachable, genuine, professional and above all committed to the health and community services industry. With dedicated staff in every state and territory and a professional service centre, no matter where you are, HESTA is there to help.

HESTA continues to strive to provide strong investment returns, quality services to members and to support health and community services, all for one of the lowest fees in the industry. And with HESTA, you do not pay one cent in sales commissions to financial planners.

H.E.S.T. Australia Limited I ACN 006 818 695 I AFSL No. 235249 I RSE No L0000109  HESTA Super Fund Reg No R1004489 For more information about HESTA, call 1800 813 327 for a copy of our Product Disclosure Statement which should be considered when making a decision about the Fund. Investments can go up or down. Past performance is not necessarily a reliable indicator of future performance. You should consider whether this product is appropriate for you. www.hesta.com.au

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Since 1945, Hills has been synonymous with innovative thinking. From the iconic hoist to market-leading home, health, security, entertainment and connectivity solutions for the next generation.

Hills Health Solutions have brought together industry leaders Merlon Technologies, Questek, HTR (Hospital Television Rentals) and Hostel (Hospital Telecommunications) to become Australia’s number one provider of interactive patient care. We are Australia’s most trusted brand with more than 40 years industry experience providing integrated health solutions including IP and wi-fi Nurse Call, entertainment systems, WiFi networks and communications to healthcare and aged care facilities.

Hills Health Solutions also has a range of technology solutions to support ageing in place. These include Lively, a sensor based activity tracker; Care@Home,  a sophisticated personal emergency response device with falls detection; and telehealth solutions.

In over 60,000 beds across 375 hospitals and 600 aged care facilities nationwide, we are the one seamless integrated solution for your healthcare needs. www.hills.com.au

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Russell Kennedy is a nationally recognised leader in the provision of legal services to the aged care and retirement living sector.  We provide cost-effective practical advice with the advantage of our deep knowledge and understanding of the industry at all levels.  Throughout 30 years of working within the industry and with the leaders of the sector we have guided our clients through the legislative changes and their compliance requirements.

Russell Kennedy was recently awarded the Victorian industry supporter award by ACCV, acknowledging our commitment and contribution to the industry.

Our Aged Care team, led by Victor Harcourt, comprises experts in all major areas the sector needs.  Whether it is corporate and commercial matters, property and facility development, building and construction, leasing, employment, risk management and governance, we have lawyers with experience and expertise.  We also advise our clients in relation to disciplinary hearings, administrative reviews, complaints handling issues, guardianship, coronial inquests, resident agreements and administrative matters. www.rk.com.au

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The Wellness & Lifestyles Australia (W&L) Group of Companies specialises in aged care and provides mobile allied health services and aged care training to clients & facilities across Australia. Established in 2003, W&L are now the market leaders in the provision of aged care experienced mobile allied health professionals in Australia.

W&L Services provides the full scope of allied health services including physiotherapy, podiatry, speech pathology, occupational therapy, dietetics and nurses Australia-wide. Our reputation has allowed us to grow nationally and today W&L now service over 350 aged care and retirement facilities. W&L Services has become the benchmark supplying “best in class” allied health services that surpass needs. www.wellnesslifestyles.com.au

Media Partners

The media that matters in Aged Care...

The following independent publications are committed to comprehensive coverage of aged care issues. ACSA is pleased to be associated with Australian Ageing Agenda, Aged Care INsite and agedcare101.

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