The stated aim of the Ballarat Health Services organisation (BHS) is: “To deliver accessible, integrated and positive health experiences for our people, community and region.” Staff are encouraged to be “fair and caring to all those we come into contact with, even during difficult times. We treat others as we would expect to be treated.”
The leading edge of technology is decorated with all manner of weird, wonderful and possibly useful ideas. We have computer watches, intelligent underpants and smart fridges. Now we even have the computer you wear like a pair of glasses (why it’s not called ‘Goggle’ instead of ‘Google Glass’ is a mystery)…
Over the course of more than fifty years, Varley Specialised Vehicles has built a name for itself as Australia’s premier provider of specialised vehicles for clients in a number of industries and sectors, including defence, fire rescue, and health services.
Mission Australia’s Aged Care Division is a specialised service provider for the aged who are homeless or have financial difficulties. Mission Australia operates nearly four hundred services across Australia that cover people from the cradle to the grave. In essence it looks after every aspect of people who are disadvantaged. We spoke with Jill Bicknell, its Leader Aged Care, to learn more about her division.
1898 was quite a historic year the world over. New York City established its five boroughs, the Spanish American Civil War began, and the draft of the constitution of Australia was approved. It was also the year that L Arthur Transport Services Pty Ltd was established.
“We do anything and everything to keep someone in their own home,” says the founder and Managing Director of Kinder Caring, Pam Blake. “I’ve even renovated someone’s house once to make it possible to have a particular gentleman home for the rest of his life.”
Two years ago, Business in Focus spoke to Simon Yudelevich about Guala Closures, the world’s leading manufacturer of screw caps for wine, spirits, soft drinks, olive oils and pharmaceuticals. At the time, the company was launching Viiva: a new bottle closure for full pressure sparkling wines. Since then, the awards have been pouring in and new innovations have been released.
Goondee Aged Care is more than an aged care facility; it’s a home. “We deal with very high care people; they aren’t well, they have health issues – but that doesn’t mean they can’t feel homely,” says Managing Director, Michael Doropoulos.
Is Australia suffering from digital overload? It is not a good sign, after all, when schoolchildren are more likely to get texting thumbs than scraped knees. To be sure, Australia has changed a lot since Forpark was founded in 1979, but the playground and outdoor fitness equipment manufacturer is still performing exceedingly well.
For over half a century, Colbrow Healthcare has taken great pride in providing superior quality nursing care and assistance to men, women, and children of all ages.