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Aged Care Employee Day 2024 toolkit

Join us on Aged Care Employee Day, Wednesday 7 August 2024, as we celebrate and honour the people who care for all the older Australians in our community.

How to get involved in Aged Care Employee Day

Aged Care Employee Day Toolkit

The 2024 Aged Care Employee Day toolkit, is your easy guide for some of the ways you can help get the word out to your communities, friends and colleagues and create some buzz about celebrating our aged care workforce.

Download the toolkit for all your ACED socials, posters and resources.

Create, share and send a video saying ‘Thanks for caring’

Show your appreciation by sharing a video or photo to your own social media channels using #ThanksforCaring and #ACED2024 as well as sending them to ACCPA via .

This annual awareness day is also a platform to showcase the great initiatives being led by our sector, so use your video to highlight projects you are working on that enrich the lives of older Australians.

How to create and submit your #ThanksforCaring video

  • Shoot your footage – follow the steps in our how to make a video guide to get the best result for your organisation. For best results film in landscape 16:9 format and keep it under 3 minutes.
  • Submit your video using the easy-to-use online submission form … we’ll do the rest!
  • Optional – start and finish your video with our official Aged Care Employee Day opening and closing video file.

Alternatively, you can also use a file sharing platform like DropBox or WeTransfer to send large files to.

Posters - spread the word and let staff, residents and clients know

Download posters to display at your workplace in high traffic areas (such as kitchen or common room).

Use the social media frames and tiles on your social channels

Use the hashtags #ThanksforCaring and #ACED2024. Please also tag @Aged&CommunityCareProvidersAssociation on Facebook and LinkedIn, and @ACCPAAustralia on X.

Transparent social media tiles

Click each to view and download

Prepared social media tiles

Click each to view and download

Write a message of thanks on our website

You can make it a general thank you or a specific thank you to an individual or team. Head to the submission form here.

Add the banner or logo to your website or email signatures

Host a morning or afternoon tea, or create an in-house recognition or award ceremony to acknowledge and celebrate your staff

Use the PowerPoint Slide as a backdrop in your common room space.

Utilise all the Aced Care Employee Day resources, download the full toolkit and let’s celebtare our aged care workforce this 7 August 2024.


Give certificates of appreciation and thank you cards

Download the Thanks for Caring certificate and thank you card to give each of your staff members on the day.

Publish a media release

Share your good news stories with your local media by using our media release template.