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Nurses are being called on to stay up-to-date with the latest in wound care and prevention to help reduce the impact of Australia’s ‘hidden affliction’ of chronic wounds. Wounds Australia is highlighting the central role that nurses play in the...
World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (June 15) is a reminder that not enough is being done to stamp out elder abuse in all its forms. It can be financial, social, physical, psychological and includes mistreatment and neglect. This not...
This post originally featured on HelloCare. Aged care is a growing industry. Australia’s ageing population means there is a greater need for more aged care facilities. In 2015-16 alone, there were 949 residential care providers who operated 195,825 places. And that...
Are Residential Aged Care Facilities NDIS Ready? The perceptions of residential aged care staff caring for people under 65 with communication and mealtime support needs. Are you currently working in, or have you worked in, a residential aged care facility...
There seems to be a fine line between fact and fiction when it comes to services offered and the actual reality at some aged care facilities. This nurse wanted to share their personal experiences and why aged care is...
Ensuring safe nurse-to-resident ratios in Aged Care will make a huge difference to the lives of many nurses, residents and their families. Tell us your aged care story here. The following question was posted in Ask Judith in the LAMP a few years ago and...
A number of aged care nurses have told their story on Nurse Uncut over the past few weeks, many describing violence but every single one emphasising how overworked they are. It’s imperative we achieve nurse-to-residents ratios in aged care...
There was an overwhelming response to a story we shared recently about violence in aged care, with many nurses sharing their similar stories. Here is another nurse’s experience where they highlight the need for staffing ratios in aged care....
It is bad enough that nurses experience abuse and violence at work, but it is entirely shameful when management disregard concerns and treat it as 'business as usual'. Ensuring safe nurse-to-patient ratios in Aged Care will make a huge...
A nurse in aged care tells a story that is unfortunately more and more common. The NSWNMA Report into Elder Abuse in Residential Aged Care found 90% of staff have been subject to some form of aggression from residents...

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