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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...
Dear Mr. Ken Wyatt (Federal Minister for Aged Care) and Mr. Brad Hazzard (NSW Minister for Health, One of the key clinical focuses in NSW Health hospitals is that of patient centred care, as targeted by the Clinical Excellence Commission...
The Silver Rainbow LGBTI Aged Care Awareness Training Project is managed by the National LGBTI Health Alliance and is being delivered collaboratively with project partners across every state and territory in Australia. It is funded by the Department of...
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...