Home Nursing - community nursing

Nursing - community nursing

We are a community-based NGO in Arusha, Tanzania, called Walk in Love http://walkinlovetz.org/ and we are looking for volunteers! We are looking for couples, or two friends, who feel competent and comfortable to live in Arusha for 1-3 months. We have a...
Given the choice, we all say we'd want to die at home - but most Australians die in hospital or in aged care (which of course is home to its residents.) This short film focuses on several people who...
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....
Anita Erlansen, who was last year awarded a clinical placement in Melbourne as part of her National Conference on Incontinence scholarship, describes a typical working day in a remote New South Wales health service - a post to mark World...
"No nurse should ever have to attend a callout alone. No nurse should ever have to work in a single-nurse post. Cranaplus, an advocacy and education organisation for remote and rural health professionals, supports both these statements. Health administrators...
Marrickville and Leichhardt councils in inner-Sydney will provide special parking permits for community nurses and home care workers following a campaign by nurses working within the Sydney Alliance community group. The two Inner West councils join the City of Sydney,...
In Part 1 of A Philosophy of Palliative Care Nursing,  Mark Downey shared his thoughts on caring for a dying person as a community nurse. For Part 2, Mark writes: The problem with philosophy is that theory rarely if ever...
Today we have two more accounts by community nurses, working in family health in rural towns, of the pressures they’re under every day at work. If you’re a community nurse in NSW, please give us your feedback about your practice...
Today we have two accounts by community nurses of the pressures they're under every day at work. If you're a community nurse in NSW, please give us your feedback about your practice environment in our quick online survey -...
This is a guest post by drug and alcohol nurse Max Hacker, who will host a free public forum on drug and alcohol abuse at Sydney University’s Nursing School on April 30. As a drug and alcohol nurse working in...