A multidisciplinary teaching hub at a New Norfolk aged care facility will secure greater opportunities for health students and better access to services for older Tasmanians across the region, according to the Federal Government.
Residents and staff of the recently acquired Uniting NSW.ACT residential aged care home in Eden are praising the seamless transition the facility has undergone, particularly considering the unique challenges of dealing with a pandemic at the same time.
The Victorian branch of the ANMF is calling on the largest private and not-for-profit residential aged care groups to urgently adopt its 10-point plan to stop systemic resident and family violence against nurses and personal care workers.
Tracey Ryan is a Special Counsel and the General Manager of Loss Recovery practices in a large law firm. She says since the royal commission things have got much worse in aged care, in what amounts to gross failings of the most vulnerable in our society.
Capecare, a leading non-profit aged care provider in WA’s South West, has created a novel and creative way to take some pressure off both the staff and long term housing availability challenges by temporarily converting some of its cottage respite accommodation and office spaces into staff accommodation.
Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says the city's vaccination program will target the elderly and children amid a surge in coronavirus infections. The virus is ripping through aged care homes and overwhelming hospitals.
Macquarie Community College's new SKILLS4You program for migrant women, involves increasing participants' English language and literacy skills, understanding their level of employment readiness for local workplaces, setting specific employment-related goals, and working towards achieving them. BIANCA ROBERTS reports
Political action group Aged Care Reform Now is ramping up its pre-election campaign, and if politicians think that spin will suffice during this election cycle, they are greatly underestimating the group’s fight for real accountability. BIANCA ROBERTS reports