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OPTEACH stands for Older People Training Educating Aged Care & Health. It is an approach which involves older people in the education and training of current and future health professionals and carers. OPTEACH is a site full of resources to help you succeed with educating...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]Many elderly people are being left to die unnecessarily or are in great pain because of a critical lack of staff and training in many of Australia's nursing homes. Only one in five are receiving proper palliative care....

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]A Charles Sturt University (CSU) lecturer is working to break down the stigma nursing students have about working in aged care. Doctor Maree Bernoth says few students aspire to work in the industry finding it mundane, basic and...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]There are differing views on the Federal Government's move to increase nursing homes fees. Aged care expert, Doctor Maree Bernoth says the federal government's reforms to increase nursing homes fees will not address the systemic flaws in the...