Aged Care bodies release set of “common goals” at Jobs and Skills Summit

By ANMJ Staff|
2022-09-05T14:40:26+10:00
September 5th, 2022|

A coalition of aged care groups, including the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation, have come together at the Federal Government’s Jobs and Skills summit to [...]

New training set to help aged care RNs and PCAs improve Parkinson’s care

By ANMJ Staff|
2022-08-22T14:16:32+10:00
August 22nd, 2022|

A specialist online training program has been launched for registered nurses and personal care assistants working in aged care to help them deliver better care [...]

Could ‘virtual nurses’ be the answer to aged care staffing woes? Dream on

By Dr Micah D J Peters PhD|
2022-08-08T12:36:35+10:00
August 8th, 2022|

Former Health Department Chief Martin Bowles has reportedly proposed “virtual nurses” could help address the shortage of nurses in aged care. This might involve remote, [...]

New course on best care incontinence standards for people living with dementia

By ANMJ Staff|
2022-08-02T14:36:52+10:00
August 2nd, 2022|

A new online course based on incontinence care standards for Australians living with Dementia, has been developed by the National Ageing Research Institute (NARI). Titled [...]

Aged care reform bill, including RN 24/7 mandate, introduced to Parliament

By ANMJ Staff|
2022-07-27T14:16:58+10:00
July 27th, 2022|

On the second sitting day of federal parliament, the new Labor government has introduced an historic aged care reform bill that, if passed, would legislate [...]

Defence force support in aged care extended amid rising COVID-19 outbreaks

By ANMJ Staff|
2022-07-25T11:30:41+10:00
July 25th, 2022|

The federal government is extending and expanding Australian Defence Force (ADF) support for aged care homes battling COVID-19 outbreaks until the end of September. Defence [...]

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