Disability nurses introduce work bans at Stockton

Nurses have begun paperwork bans at the Stockton Centre, frustrated by a lack of information coming from the Department of Family and Community Services about specific group homes and related transfer arrangements for a number of residents. Members of the Stockton Hospital branch of the NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association (NSWNMA) introduced the work bans […]

Have a heart, Premier

This Valentine’s Day we’re calling on the new Premier to have a heart and keep disability services public in NSW, alongside the NDIS.

Survey into abuse in aged and disability services reveals systemic problems

To coincide with the International Day of the Older Persons, the NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association (NSWNMA) has released a report today that contains widespread recommendations for both the staffing and regulation of aged care and disability services. ‘Solutions from the frontline: Practical approaches to reduce the risk of abuse in aged and disability services’ […]

Hunter locals seek better way for disability care

Members of the NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association (NSWNMA), residents, carers, community members, disability advocates and local union groups will gather at Newcastle Panthers tonight to discuss the future of local disability services. Residents of publicly-run care centres such as the Stockton Centre, Tomaree Lodge and Kanangra Centre near Morriset have spent the past twelve […]

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