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[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...

[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 fears of a 'hidden epidemic' of poor quality care for the state's ageing residents, if registered nurses (RNs) are no longer required at New South Wales aged care homes. The Upper House is considering whether legislation...

[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]RECENT revelations that a woman was found with maggots in her mouth the day before she died at a Raymond Terrace nursing home have demonstrated that some of our community’s most vulnerable are still subject to “horrific neglect,”...

[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 nursing home — run by one of Australia's biggest private providers, Allity Aged Care — deciding to set up what it believes will be the nation's first purpose-built farm.[/vc_column_text][vc_separator type="transparent" up="2" down="0"][blockquote text="What's really important to ageing...

[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 Wagga academic who made a submission to the inquiry in August believes its findings have been “so positive”, but there is more to do. Maree Bernoth said with the needs of those in aged 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) academic has backed calls for registered nurses (RNs) not to be on duty around the clock at some of the state's regional aged care facilities.[/vc_column_text][vc_separator type="transparent" up="2" down="0"][blockquote text="This is a great opportunity...

[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]DUBBO may lead the way in the recruitment of registered nurses by aged care facilities in country communities. A study recently launched by Charles Sturt University (CSU) at Catholic Healthcare's Holy Spirit aged care facility has already captured the...

[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]Finding practical ways to draw nursing graduates into aged care to curb shortages is the aim of a new Charles Sturt University (CSU) study. Staff from CSU's School of Nursing, Midwifery and Indigenous Health will work with Catholic Healthcare...

[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]Changed regulations on aged care has prompted Riverina nurses to take action to ensure nursing home facilities are not compromised. A petition with 7000 signatures will be presented to member for Wagga Daryl Maguire today as nurses hit back...