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The vital role of nurses in home care

Amongst its many recommendations, one thing the Aged Care Royal Commission made clear is the important role nurses play in caring for our country’s most vulnerable. According to the final report, having enough skilled staff – in particular, registered and ...

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Morrison pledges $537 million for aged care

The federal government will spend more than half a billion dollars on aged care. Following the release of the aged care royal commission’s interim report – which identified boosting the number of home care packages, a response to over-reliance on ...

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The rise of precarious care

Perhaps the most damaging side effect of the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety is that instead of dealing with the problems of the aged care system, we have a de facto policy of ‘wait and see’. Actions ...

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New nursing lab teaches home-care skills

A university has made a mock-up of a patient's residence for healthcare students. By Aileen Macalintal With health services increasingly providing recovery and long-term support for people at home, a new Immersive Domestic Nursing Laboratory at the University of Ballarat ...

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