There are now enhanced visitor restrictions, screening and testing for all aged care facilities in Victoria. There is also updated screening advice for residential aged and home care services in NSW and ACT.
Australian Healthcare Associates (AHA), on behalf of the Department of Health, is seeking the views of aged care management and staff (including nurses, allied health workers, and personal care workers) to inform a skills development program for staff working in home-based and residential aged care.
International Nurses Day represents an opportunity to reflect upon the significant contribution nurses make in all health care settings, but particularly this year with nurses leading both the continued fight against COVID-19 and the recovery from the pandemic, according to the Australian College of Nursing (ACN).
Dementia Australia chair, Professor Graeme Samuel, said on behalf of the half a million people living with dementia and the 1.6 million people involved in their care he is extremely grateful for the $229.4 million allocated in the Federal Budget to dementia.
Unlikely friendships between generations have been springing into life on the Gold Coast as part of a superb intergenerational program headed by Robina’s Odyssey Lifestyle Care Communities and early education provider Little Scholars.