Aged Care Education: Organisations Join Together For World Diabetes Day

By on Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Palliative Care Australia (PCA) has released two free resources about the management and understanding of diabetes in recognition of World Diabetes Day.

The two brochures Diabetes and Palliative Care: Information for people with diabetes and Diabetes and Palliative Care: Information for family/carers are free to download through their website and are designed to help people with diabetes, families and carers.


Aged Care Education Western Australia: Diabetes Aged Care Training

By on Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Staff in aged care facilities are invited to participate in Diabetes WA’s one-day aged care training workshop which will teach participants services that are available to clients with diabetes.

Diabetes WA regards itself as the ‘peak body and voice of diabetes in Australia’ and aims to minimise the impact of diabetes in Australia.


Aged Care Industry: Australian Nurses Tell Governments to ‘Stop Passing the Buck’

By on Wednesday, November 20, 2013

A new national campaign from the Australian Nursing Federation (ANF), urges State and Federal Government’s to ‘stop passing the buck’ and to ensure that graduate nurses and midwives have jobs once they graduate.

The campaign is called “Stop passing the buck, Australia’s nursing grads need jobs” due to the recent reports of graduate nurses struggling to find work.


Residential Aged Care: Nursing Home Plans Scrapped

By on Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Inmycommunity reported that eight-year plans to build an aged care centre in Wattle Grove have now been scrapped this week by Planning Minister John Day.

The main reason for the plan’s rejection, was the cost of an ‘elaborate sewerage system’ and that short term solutions such as a temporary pumping station would discharge into neighbouring catchments.


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