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Calling for care, dignity and respect in aged care
16 June - Abuse, malnourishment, sitting in faeces...welcome to our aged care nightmare. Up to one in five nursing home residents have been assaulted, two-thirds are malnourished or at risk of malnourishment, many are left to suffer in pain and man
Governments and communities urged to act on elder abuse
15 June - Today is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, a day dedicated by the United Nations in 2011 to encourage global opposition to the abuse and suffering inflicted on older generations.
COVID vaccine jab now available to all aged care workers
3 June - Frustrated by the Morrison Government’s inertia, South Australia’s vaccination clinics have opened today to allow all aged care workers to get the jab.
Shameful immunisation rates in aged care confirmed
1 June - Devastating new figures have emerged confirming that less than 10 per cent of the nation’s aged care workers are fully vaccinated against the coronavirus, prompting a warning that lives are at risk, News Corp site news.com.au reports.
Budget fails to ignite real aged care reform
17 May - “It is disturbing that after everything we’ve seen on some providers misusing funds, that this funding comes with no strings attached,’’ writes ANMF Federal Secretary Annie Butler.
ANMF says aged care budget falls short of reform promise
12 May - The ANMF says the $17.7 Billion for aged care in the Budget is definitely not the ‘once in a generation’ reform package promised by the Morrison Government and won’t be anywhere near enough to provide safe, quality care for vulnerable nursin
Stop ruthless people preying on our elderly
12 May - Adults abusing their own vulnerable parents … it’s a shocking and extremely sad indictment on society.
Aged Care campaign pushing for real change
7 May - The Morrison Government has promised this Tuesday’s Federal Budget will respond to the Aged Care Royal Commission’s recommendations. The Budget announcements will be followed by the Opposition’s reply usually two days later.
Doctors and nurses call for mandated nursing home staffing and swifter action
4 May - No reason to wait three years to implement 24/7 nurse cover - Care Can’t Wait. Doctors and nurses are calling on the Government to urgently mandate staff ratios of registered nurses in aged care and to act sooner than recommended by the Royal
ANMF reveals impacts of job insecurity in aged care at Senate Inquiry
28 April - Some aged care workers juggled up to four jobs across different nursing homes during the COVID-19 pandemic in order to make ends meet, the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation (ANMF) has told a Senate Inquiry into job security.
Mandated minimum staffing levels & skills mix key to delivering quality aged care, new paper argues
22 April - While other factors such as increased education and training are important, providing quality and respectful care requires having at least the right number of the right kinds of staff to carry out the work.
Aged care needs extra $10bn a year
19 April - The Federal Government should boost funding by about $10 billion a year to help fix Australia’s broken aged care system, according to a new Grattan Institute report.
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