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A hit in aged care, Star Wars video games are

A group of aged care residents have shot down stormtroopers, defended AT-ATs and explored Hoth – all in the name of cognitive stimulation. University of New England postgraduate student Alex McCord – who completed neuropsychological testing of 24 Feros Care residents before, ...

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Stop underpaying aged care workers: nurse

The aged care industry is big business. It accounts for approximately one per cent of Australia’s GDP, with revenues of over $20 billion and approximately 5 per cent annual growth. For the near quarter of a million aged care workers, this ...

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The struggle for legitimacy: nursing in Australia

At the recent ACN National Nursing Forum Georgina Willetts gave the key note speech on nursing’s past, present and future. Willetts joined the profession aged 17 because she “didn’t want to go to university,” and had no aspirations of leadership or pursuing a ...

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