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ANMF report offers skills mix, staffing recommendations

The Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation has set out recommendations for minimum staffing levels and skills mixes in a new report. The union’s South Australian Branch produced the report in conjunction with researchers from Flinders University and the University of South Australia. ...

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Revised aged-care funding measures announced

Aged-care experts and peak bodies have welcomed the Federal Government’s announcement of changes to the 2016 Budget measures regarding the Aged Care Funding Instrument, but some are saying it’s not enough. Assistant minister for health and aged care Ken Wyatt ...

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Working out the kinks in consumer-directed aged care

The incoming consumer-directed care model will undoubtedly face difficulties; solving those problems requires a monitoring system focused on producing better outcomes. Suddenly, it’s nearly Christmas – already! Hope you have a good break planned over summer. It seems like many ...

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