Pacific nurses resign for aged care work abroad

The departure of over-qualified Pacific Island nurses who are taking up aged care tasks in nations such as Australia has specialists worried the “brain drain” is leaving important spaces in the area’s healthcare systems.   Key points:The PALM plan is broadening to assistance fill Australia’s requirement for 35,000 aged care employees each yearExperts state the plan provides nurses muchbetter […]

Registered nurses will be compulsory in aged care houses, however there’s a catch

An aged care supporter desires the federal federalgovernment to assistance centers in rural and remote locations to haveactually signedup nurses, rather than providing them an exemption to the requirement.   Key points:Proposed aged care reforms would mean signedup nurses would requirement to be in aged care centers at all timesRural aged care centers desire more info about […]

Nurses, families demand major parties make better aged care an election promise

Families of aged care residents in regional Victorian nursing homes say the major political parties need to make hard promises to lift standards in aged care and increase accountability for those doing the wrong thing. Key points:Families have called on major parties to commit to fixing aged care to their standardsThe Liberals and Nationals say their plan is […]