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’ […]

Upper House inquiry backs need for RNs in aged care

A report into the role of registered nurses within residential aged care in NSW has found they are essential to high-quality care and recommends the retention of a legal minimum requirement to ensure registered nurses are on duty at all times. The Legislative Council Committee report confirms registered nurses are pivotal to the skill-mix of […]

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