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Nursing - Aged Care

A man has been fined over $60,000 for "holding out" as a registered nurse, after working as a Director of Nursing at a Victorian Aged Care facility. Magistrate Starvaggi convicted the man of four counts of holding out as a...
Associate Prof Lee-Fay Low argues that our elderly aren't receiving the emotional care they deserve in Australian nursing homes.
Nurse Rhianna worked in Aged Care before becoming a hospital nurse. What she saw in those residential Aged Care facilities truly broke her heart.  While I have now graduated and no longer work in aged care, I did so for...
Aged Care AIN Sue shares her experience of working in Aged Care, and why she's fighting so hard for a better deal for our elderly.  In one way or another I have been involved with the elderly most of my...
The Australian Medical Association (AMA) says trained and experienced nurses are “critical” to improving medical care in nursing homes. The federal president of the AMA, Dr Anthony Bartone, told the royal commission there was an “inappropriately high” level of patient...
The country’s largest union, the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation (ANMF), says last night’s self-professed ‘back in black’ Budget, is a missed opportunity by the Morrision Government to provide safe, quality care for older Australians and fails to support...
Aged Care researcher Sarah Russell argues the need for nurse-to-resident ratios in Australian Aged Care facilities.
The RED Conference, A Regional Experience in Practical Dementia Care has been designed to provide a regional perspective on the work being done around practical dementia care. With Myall Lakes, the Port Macquarie-Hastings and Tweed Heads featuring in the top...
There are a number of issues worth highlighting in Residential Aged Care facilities (RACF) such as the lack nurse-to-patient ratios, government funding not being tied to care and the overall public perception of aged care. However, this nurse describes...
A former Aged Care nurse manager speaks of the incredible issues abounding in the sector, and why she decided to take a ‘dignified exit’. A lot has to be said for how any industry treats its people. I want...