‘I was outraged’: Fears aged care reform ‘loophole’ will see registered nurses axed

Irene McInerney hasactually been a nurse for 40 years, working practically completely in aged care.  Key points:The aged care royal commission advised 24/7 signedup nurses and a minimum number of direct care minutes per residentAged care nurses are caution a loophole in the federal federalgovernment’s aged care reforms might see companies throughout the nation cut […]

Worries breakouts might be ‘similar or higher’ than Omicron in aged care

Aged care suppliers are “very worried” increasing COVID-19 breakouts in the sector might be comparable or evenworse than breakouts seen earlier in the pandemic. Key points:Aged care serviceproviders are calling for more assistance as cases surgeUnions state the laborforce is “exhausted” and understands more work is to comeThe sector has asked the federalgovernment to extend the […]