The operator of the Baulkham Hills nursing home in northwest Sydney, where five residents have contracted the coronavirus, admits there would be no one to provide care if employment was restricted to those already vaccinated.
The Health Services Union (HSU) says the Government's plan to make vaccinations mandatory for aged care care workers will see the workforce crumble unless workers have an ironclad right to paid leave to receive the jab and recover.
For those with limited experience communicating with a person with dementia, even the most well-intentioned act can quickly spiral into a distressing scene for both the carer and person receiving care. And while practise makes perfect, honing your skills on real people isn’t always ideal. Thankfully, Ted is here to help.
A music video involving Melbourne aged care staff and residents joyfully getting on with life, despite the recent Covid scare and lockdown, has gone viral online, delighting thousands online with participants’ cheekiness, sense of fun and undiminished resilience.