Albanese Government must stop Enrolled Nurse sackings in aged care

The Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation (ANMF) is calling on the Albanese Government to urgently act to stop greedy aged care providers from sacking highly-trained Enrolled Nurses (EN) and replacing them with lower-paid personal care workers (PCW) in nursing homes. In Tasmania, Southern Cross Care is making ENs redundant, substituting them with extended care workers. […]

Come to the Table: Maggie Beer urges aged care

It’s fresh, seasonal food that gives energy and pleasure to those in aged care, argues renowned celebrity cook Maggie Beer Yet findings of a new study show a decrease in spending on raw food and an increase in spending on supplements in some residential aged care facilities (RACFs). The study published in Nutrition and Dietetics […]

Experience of a lifetime

Experience of a lifetime

“Everyone is different and everyone will have a different experience. You cannot comprehend it until you’re here,” says Queensland emergency nurse Bambi Reichman who has been working in Saudi Arabia for the past ten months. Bambi says she came to Saudi Arabia at a time in her life when she felt the need for a […]