The Australian College of Nursing has called on the Government to support the nursing profession in delivering COVID-19 vaccines in residential aged care facilities and residential disability facilities.
WA couple Karlene and Bob Mossman met not long after they both enlisted in the Australian Defence Force in the late 1950s, and it was love at first sight. Today, with a little in-home care assistance and a never-faltering affection that has lasted six decades, the couple's romantic flame burns brightly on. BIANCA ROBERTS reports
As aged care nurses and personal care workers wait for their 15 per cent pay rise come July, the United Workers Union (UWU) and its members are rallying to encourage further pay rises that include all workers in the sector. BIANCA ROBERTS spoke to UWU aged care director Carolyn Smith about why extra financial support for all aged care workers is vital.
Since 2018, Opal Healthcare CEO Rachael Argaman and director of communications and sustainability, Roseanne Cartwright, have been overseeing a transformation of Opal Healthcare aged care facilities nationwide. BIANCA ROBERTS reports
The Pharmaceutical Society of Australia has launched its Equality Statement, calling for pharmacists to reflect on how they provide more inclusive, appropriate and discrimination-free healthcare for LGBTQIA+ Australians.
Older Australians are re-joining the aged care workforce in their droves over recent years. myHomecare Group HR manager Lissa Wyborn tells BIANCA ROBERTS that not only are they a huge asset to their workplace, they are particularly valued by older persons looking for support from someone with a lived experience of ageing.