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HelloCare Mail Feb 21, 2018

Carinity Crisis: Five Deaths Under Mysterious Circumstances, Leads to Investigation and Urgent Facility Review

A staff member at Carinity Fairfield Grange home has raised the alarm over five mysterious at the Queensland nursing home. The residents’ deaths, which occurred over the past 12 months, are currently being investigated by police. All five residents were receiving palliative care from the one doctor, who has now been reported. Carinity CEO, Jon Campbell, explained that they took immediate action when the matter was brought to them. "As soon as we became aware of the breach of procedure...
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HelloCare Mail Feb 20, 2018

“Tip of the Iceberg”: Dozens of Queensland Aged Care Homes Fail Accreditation

Pioneer Lodge has officially failed it's audit as published in a report by the Australian Aged Care Quality Agency yesterday. Of the 44 quality standards that must be met, the aged care facility failed 13 of them, including clinical care, medication, pain management and nutrition. This all occurred during an unannounced spot check last month. The Blue Care facility is already under fire for cutting it’s staff down from 24 to 16 over the last year. The report read: "The home does not...
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HelloCare Mail
HelloCare Mail Feb 16, 2018

Australian Aged Care Quality Agency Shakeup: Aged Care Watch Dog to Be Shut Down?

In news overnight, it was announced that Australian Aged Care Quality Agency will be overhauled after failing to detect the countless elder abuse that was happening at South Australia’s Oakden Older Persons Mental Health Service. The Aged Care Minister, Ken Wyatt, says that the health, safety and wellbeing of senior Australians in aged care is non-negotiable. “What happened inside Oakden was shocking and the Turnbull Government is committed to ensuring the situation is not repeated,” he told HelloCare   “On...
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HelloCare Mail
HelloCare Mail Feb 16, 2018

Aged Care Abuse: South Australia’s Mental Health Minister Steps Down Ahead of Damning Oakden Report

South Australia’s mental health minister, who was at the centre of the Oakden Aged Care scandal has just announced that she will not contest the upcoming state election this March. Minister Leesa Vlahos was widely criticised for her handling of the abuse and neglect allegation made against the state-run mental health facility. There were allegations that elderly residents with dementia had been overmedicated, mistreated and inappropriately restrained, according to SA's chief psychiatrist Dr Aaron Groves damning report into the Oakden...
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HelloCare Mail Feb 15, 2018

Happier Nurses Make for Happier Patients

Working in the healthcare sector, and in particular aged care, can be an emotionally draining experience. While caring for those less fortunate can be a rewarding experience, there are also some negative impacts it can have. With people who are unwell all around you, lonely and isolated, and death being as frequent as every other day, it can be a challenge for the aged care staff to stay happy and upbeat. But being happy is an important part of the...
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HelloCare Mail
HelloCare Mail Feb 15, 2018

“Quality in Aged Care is Not Negotiable”: Aged Care Peak Body

What happened at South Australia’s Oakden Older Persons Mental Health Service was horrific, and has shaken the aged care industry to the core. Years of elder abuse and neglect went on without any regulatory body or accreditation agency noticing. However, eventually they were found out and the facility was closed. Since the incident, a Senate Inquiry into aged care regulatory processes was conducted after failures of care were identified at the Mack and McLeay wards. Earlier this week, the interim...
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