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Integrating Dementia Care into service provision in the Consumer Directed Care environment for optimum care outcomes.

Aged and Community Service providers are being challenged by the changing needs of Australia’s ageing population. More people than ever before are living into their seventies, eighties and nineties, creating a natural increase in the number of people with degenerative problems such as Dementia. There are currently over 342,000* people living with Dementia and if a cure is not found this number will increase dramatically in the coming years.

Ensuring quality of life and a positive ageing experience for those living with or developing dementia is an imperative. This means treating people suffering with dementia with dignity, maintaining their self-respect and self-confidence. Enabling them to live with respect and support from those around them and where possible within their community, while fostering their general good health, social and emotional well-being. Maintaining calm, peaceful and familiar environments, where the focus is on what they can do, not what they can’t.

Up-skilling staff to ensure best practice care for people with dementia, building capacity for both staff and carers, and improving organisational capacity are some of the critical areas being addressed by providers.

As the number of people living with dementia in Australia increases, and the complexity of cases continues to increase, the delivery of integrated and responsive care will become even more critical. Improving organisational capacity by embracing new ideas and adopting new technologies are some of the ways that providers can meet these challenges.

As a leading supplier of Community, Aged Care and Disability Service Solutions, Procura is aiding our customers by improving organisational capacity to meet the growing need for more integrated management of dementia service provision in the Consumer Directed Care environment, to achieve optimum care outcomes. Procura’s rich functionality provides staff with case management tools, integrated care and service planning, multi-disciplinary assessments and documentation templates, workflow tools and alerts and custom reports for rapid, informed decisions. Where applicable, specific supplementary dementia funding is applied automatically to the client and is reflected on the client’s monthly statement.

Procura provides a fully integrated back office, community services, clinical and mobility solution that decreases costs, and enables providers to improve the quality of patient care.

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Speak to a Procura staff member today about how our solutions can be applied to improve efficiency and accelerate growth within your business. Call T: 1300 684 479 or email enquiry-anz@procura.com.