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It’s the thought that counts

It’s no coincidence that the providers which reward their employees and display strong leadership are the ones with the least staff turnover. Linda Belardi reports. More policies that reward and value nurses should be embedded in aged care, workforce experts ...

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An age-old problem

The ageing workforce must be re-engaged as the nursing shortage worsens. Annie May reports. Retaining older employers needs to be given more prominence in government initiatives, according to a new study looking at Australia’s ageing nursing workforce. The workforce shortage ...

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Actions speak louder than words

Three leading providers on how they ensure their organisational values are more than just framed words in the foyer. Respect, individuality, trust, equality, dignity – the list goes on. Many, if not most, aged care organisations have a set of ...

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Nurses stand proud on Wednesday

Provider calls on future nurses to consider working in aged care It’s International Nurses Day on Wednesday and a leading aged care provider is capitalising on the event to issue a call to all nurses, and future nurses, to pursue ...

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Employers to pay more super contribution

Social sector says government delivers tax break to the rich The nation’s peak welfare group says some of the government’s superannuation changes simply hand tax breaks back to the rich. Contribution changes are central to the government’s shake-up of the ...

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An age-old issue

Employers must re-engage with their ageing workforce as the nursing shortage worsens, research finds. Retaining older employees needs to be given more prominence in government initiatives, according to a new study looking at Australia’s ageing nursing workforce. The workforce shortage ...

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