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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]Concern about a lack of care in some nursing homes has prompted the formation of a new committee in the Riverina to lift standards. An ABC Lateline program recently aired disturbing concerns about the care of relatives of...

[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]Traumatised relatives have raised shocking claims that their loved ones were left to die unnecessarily or in great pain because of a critical lack of staff and training in nursing homes. The ABC's Lateline program has spoken to many...

[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]Gladys Betty Daly spent four years in an aged care home, in central Western NSW. Her daughter, Belinda Daly, says her mother was neglected at the home. Belinda Daly says her mother was regularly unsupervised, fell out of...

[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 Riverina nursing specialist says the Caring for Older Australians report released this week fails to provide incentives or a time line to lift the quality of aged care. Dr Maree Bernoth made two submissions and addressed 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]A Riverina nursing lecturer said more money, resources and skills are needed to improve outcomes for Australians living in nursing or aged care homes. The Productivity Commission's draft report into aged care, out today, said the current system is...

[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]NURSING homes are breaking the law by restraining elderly residents in chairs and beds for more than two hours. Under guidelines set out by state and territory governments, restraints are only to be used as a last resort...