This Wound Awareness week, hear from Jan Rice, Director Wound Care Services, who shares her knowledge on the importance of nutrition and using the correct dressings when helping heal wounds.
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With more and more wound care taking place in a community setting, we sit down with Jan Rice, a wound care expert, to find out more about effective wound management in the real world of aged care.
A Victorian man has been fined $60,000 after being convicted of charges relating to falsely claiming to be a registered nurse.
The charges involved four counts of holding himself out as a registered nurse, one of unlawfully using the protected title ‘registered nurse’ and one count of unlawfully claiming to be authorised or qualified to practise in the nursing profession.
The charged against the man were laid by the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) in the Ringwood Magistrates'...
Queensland’s Earle Haven Retirement Village, became a scene of distress and confusion for over 70 elderly people yesterday as a convoy of ambulances and authorities were forced to relocate residents due to the sudden and immediate shutdown of their home.
Staff walked out of the Nerang nursing home yesterday after a long and drawn-out pay dispute
That saw the venue stripped of computers, medical equipment, medication, food and cleaning products.
Aged care contractor Help Street, who operates the home, has...