The unique history of nursing in Australia is celebrated in a new book by researcher and medical historian Deborah Burrows.
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Aged care nurses need to be able to conduct comprehensive health assessments with residents if they are to perform their roles effectively, says a clinical expert.
A life-like computer-simulated avatar of an Australian senior living with dementia is being used to improve the skills of healthcare students and reduce pressure on the healthcare system.
Not-for-profit organisation Buurtzorg has revolutionised home care in the Netherlands and is now attracting the attention of countries worldwide, including Australia.
To build a robust research culture in aged care, key issues such as funding, the absence of aged care ethics committees and guidelines on confidentiality and consent need to be addressed, writes Dr Maree Bernoth.
An ageing nursing workforce coupled with the negative effects of high workplace stress and shiftwork is creating a potential health crisis in nursing, researchers warn.
BlueCross acquires a 70-bed facility; study to define work of advanced nursing; Men’s Sheds set to expand across Victoria; resources on accommodation pricing available.
If we are serious about ensuring quality care in residential aged care then we have to realise that nurses and care workers cannot do it all, writes Yun-Hee Jeon.
A PhD graduate has found what many in the aged services sector have long known about the benefits of carers getting to know their elderly patients.
The federal government has announced that almost 670 aged care nursing scholarships are now up for grabs. It has also just launched a new online professional development course for community nurses working with veterans.
The ANF has just launched a new campaign to convince state, territory and federal governments to take action to ensure that all of Australia’s graduate nurses are able to get a job.
Employment forecasts, released this week, show that the job prospects for older workers aged 63 and up are improving. There’s job growth in the community services sector and IT but continued shortages in rural and remote nursing.
A new study from the University of Sydney has revealed the profile of an ‘average’ carer. She’s aged 70, in poor health and suffering under financial stress.
The ANF has launched a new nationwide campaign, featuring cinema, TV and radio ads, to raise the awareness about the important role of nurses, AINs and midwives in the health system.