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Nursing - Aged Care

Working as a registered nurse in aged care led Lauren Todorovic to set up her business, the Aged Care Report Card, a TripAdvisor-style website where people can write reviews of aged care facilities. As well as families, Lauren invites...
Older people in nursing homes or aged care facilities are often locked up “for their own safety”. But a review by Marta Woolford and Joseph Ibrahim of Monash University shows there’s little justification in most cases for this unfair...
An aged care Assistant in Nursing writes: I have just read Belinda's story, Not enough nurses in the nursing home. Wow. It seems this problem is everywhere. But I am gobsmacked to hear there are four members of staff...
A registered nurse asks: I have been working in the Operating Room for 30 years and need a change. Can anyone advise me on how to get into aged care as Theatres has become too tedious. Is there a course...
Vanessa Muir is a Registered Nurse who works in aged care in Queensland. When she read an article about the high rate of medication errors in nursing homes, Vanessa was not surprised. Here Vanessa outlines some of the factors she thinks...
To whom it may concern, My name is Belinda, I am a single mother of two and live with my adult intellectually handicapped cousin who I am carer for. I was also caring for my mother, who survived a stroke after having...
Today, October 1, is the International Day of Older Persons in recognition of the global significance of an ageing population and the contribution older people make to our society both economically and socially.  The theme for 2016, ‘Take a Stand...
If you haven't heard of CDC - or consumer directed care - you soon will. It's a growing trend, especially in aged and community care. We explore its relevance for nurses and the challenges it throws up for us....
Nurse Tom took to the streets of Sydney to ask people how they felt about the $57 million hole in health funding, the GP rebate freeze and cuts to pathology and screening services. Sure, it's been a long eight weeks...
Aged care is now an industry. Ben X, a health explorer, examines the implications for staff and community when companies list on the stock exchange and profits and dividends enter the aged care picture. In the months ahead, Ben...

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