25 episodes

Each week we bring aged care industry experts, thought leaders and passionate individuals directly to you to share their knowledge, stories and experiences.

Hosted by Ash De Neef, the ACE Podcast is brought to you by SilVR Adventures ~ enriching the quality of life for seniors with meaningful activities that bring joy through virtual reality.

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Each week we bring aged care industry experts, thought leaders and passionate individuals directly to you to share their knowledge, stories and experiences.

Hosted by Ash De Neef, the ACE Podcast is brought to you by SilVR Adventures ~ enriching the quality of life for seniors with meaningful activities that bring joy through virtual reality.

Maybe you'd like to partner with us? Have your message, showcased directly to our rapidly growing audience of aged care executives and people working within the industry.

For advertising enquiries, please email acepodcast@silvradventures.com.au

More information available at: https://silvradventures.com.au/

Follow SilVR Adventures: https://www.instagram.com/silvradventures

    Health Care Assistants, Training and New Ideas - Dr. Christine Clark (Kalandra, NZ)

    Health Care Assistants, Training and New Ideas - Dr. Christine Clark (Kalandra, NZ)

    Today's guest is Dr. Christine Clark. Christine is the CEO and founder of the Kalandra Education Group, a New Zealand based independent tertiary institute empowering Health Care Assistants to improve the lives of older adults through training.
    And this training is often focused on addressing gaps in a healthcare assistant’s knowledge, with an eye to the future and how the needs and concerns of older adults are changing.
    In this episode we talk about how aged care environments and the policies that shape them affect health care assistants, how we can best prepare for a rapidly changing industry and a lot more.
    Just a quick note to say if you’re enjoying our podcast, please share with your friends and colleagues, and if you want to be super helpful, then you can leave a review for us wherever you’re listening.
    The Aged Care Enrichment Podcast is proudly brought to you by https://silvradventures.com.au/ (SilVR Adventures). Subscribe and check out our back catalogue of available episodes on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, iHeartRadio, Google Podcasts or wherever you get your podcasts from.

    • 31 min
    India's Flourishing Aged Care Industry - Neha Sinha (Epoch Elder Care)

    India's Flourishing Aged Care Industry - Neha Sinha (Epoch Elder Care)

    Today, we’re getting a unique insight into the aged care landscape in India, with the help of our guest Neha Sinha.
    Neha is CEO of Epoch Elder Care, one of India’s leading Aged Care providers that specialises in dementia care and helping people living with dementia transfer from a traditional family environment to a higher care facility.
    In this episode we focus on the challenges and successes of aged care in India and how this relatively new industry is expected to grow exponentially over the coming years.
    Just a quick note to say if you’re enjoying our podcast, please share with your friends and colleagues, and if you want to be super helpful, then you can leave a review for us wherever you’re listening.
    We hope you enjoy this conversation with Neha Sinha.
    The Aged Care Enrichment Podcast is proudly brought to you by https://silvradventures.com.au/ (SilVR Adventures). Subscribe and check out our back catalogue of available episodes on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, iHeartRadio, Google Podcasts or wherever you get your podcasts from.

    • 31 min
    Ageing in Scandinavia - Carrie Peterson (Consultant)

    Ageing in Scandinavia - Carrie Peterson (Consultant)

    Today, we head to the region that's home to the world's happiest countries to hear what ageing in Scandinavia is like, with our guest Carrie Peterson.
    Carrie is an expert in dementia, welfare technology and digital health systems who’s originally from the United States, and now lives and works in Denmark.
    She has worked as a consultant and advisor to a number of organisations including the World Health Organisation, the International Caregivers Association and Aging 2.0.
    Carrie completed her PHD in gerontechnology - looking at the use of smart home technology in aged care settings which we talk about in this episode.
    We also focus on the aged care systems and attitudes towards aging in Scandinavia and some of the new models of care that are emerging in the region.
    The Aged Care Enrichment Podcast is proudly brought to you by https://silvradventures.com.au/ (SilVR Adventures). Subscribe and check out our back catalogue of available episodes on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, iHeartRadio, Google Podcasts or wherever you get your podcasts from.

    • 31 min
    Dementia Beyond Behaviour - Dr. Al Power

    Dementia Beyond Behaviour - Dr. Al Power

    We're VERY excited to present today's special guest on the Aged Care Enrichment Podcast, Dr. Allen Power. and the episode is all about Dementia care’s b- word, behaviour.
    Al is a geriatrician, educator and author whose work centres around transformational models of care particularly for those living with dementia or other shifting cognitive abilities.
    His work and opinions are highly influential within dementia care circles and he’s an outspoken critic of what’s called Behavioural and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia, and the treatment ideology that comes along with it.
    This is a really interesting and exciting conversation during this current time, as Al is a passionate advocate for challenging our care norms. One not to miss!
    The Aged Care Enrichment Podcast is brought to you by https://silvradventures.com.au/ (SilVR Adventures) and available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, iHeartRadio or wherever you get your podcasts from.

    • 37 min
    Aged Care Innovation and Rapid Growth - Heath Shonhan (Bentleys and Sprint VC)

    Aged Care Innovation and Rapid Growth - Heath Shonhan (Bentleys and Sprint VC)

    Today's guest is Heath Shonhan. Heath is a Partner at Bentleys Chartered Accountants in Brisbane, who is heavily involved in advising Aged Care businesses of all stages on how they can optimise their business models and over deliver to their customers.
    He is leading the way for innovators and investors in the industry and is a passionate advocate for the quality of change that innovative new ideas can bring.
    Heath also runs CareFactor, an incubator program for early stage aged care start-ups and SilVR Adventures has been lucky enough to work alongside Heath throughout this program. CareFactor culminates with a pitch event at https://www.itacconference.com.au/ (ITAC) on March 23rd 2021.
    In this episode we get really deep into how to champion innovation within an organisation, and some of the tools and opportunities that everyone can access.
    The Aged Care Enrichment Podcast is brought to you by https://silvradventures.com.au/ (SilVR Adventures) and available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, iHeartRadio or wherever you get your podcasts from.

    • 30 min
    Dementia Villages and the Person Directed Approach - Adrienne Alford-Burt (The Village Langley, Canada)

    Dementia Villages and the Person Directed Approach - Adrienne Alford-Burt (The Village Langley, Canada)

    On Tuesday the Aged Care Enrichment Podcast heads to the land of Maple Syrup, Ice Hockey and Mounties to hear from our guest, Adrienne Alford-Burt.
    Adrienne is the Executive director of the Village Langley, a dementia friendly retirement community in Vancouver that applies a social-relational model of care for its residents, or as Adrienne likes to call them; "the villagers".
    Adrienne came to work in aged care through an early career as a Director in Canada's office for Veteran Affairs.
    In this episode we talk about the quality of standardisation and personalisation of care, why she believes the person centred approach is outdated and insights into the state of aged care in Canada.
    The Aged Care Enrichment Podcast is brought to you by https://silvradventures.com.au/ (SilVR Adventures) and available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, iHeartRadio or wherever you get your podcasts from. Listen, Subscribe, Share.

    • 34 min

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