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Air-con on trial: royal commission day five

Day five of the aged care royal commission saw a set of tense exchanges between counsel assisting Dr Timothy McEvoy and Leading Age Services Australia chief executive Sean Rooney. Rooney was taken to task by McEvoy over a number of ...

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Experts question mandated two-hourly repositioning

Alternating air pressure mattresses (APAMs), not two-hourly repositioning, is the key to preventing bed sores. What’s more, the constant mandated repositioning of residents in aged care could be a form of unintentional abuse and ultimately unlawful. This is according to ...

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