Posts Tagged ‘ aged care ’

Incontinence In The Elderly

May 4, 2011
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Incontinence In The Elderly

Incontinence In The Elderly is not an easy subject to discuss. Actually it is a topic that needs to be covered with respect, dignity and in confidence. Its a matter of respecting the Elderly Person but also making sure that the Incontinence is dealt with so that a solution can be used. Incontinence In...
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Aged Care facility

April 26, 2011
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Aged Care facility

Do you really knows what goes on in an Aged Care Facility? Are you aware of the day to day living restrictions that are placed on aged care Nurses from shift to shift? Do you know how many residents each aged care Nurse is expected to care for each time that they work within...
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Definition Of Dementia

March 11, 2011
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How is it possible to find out what the Definition of Dementia is? When you are experiencing memory loss, or starting to wonder about your loved ones memory is there a way to seek answers to your questions? Definition of Dementia Dementia is a term that can be used to describe the symptoms of...
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Nursing Homes Under Staffed

February 1, 2011
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Nursing Homes Under Staffed

Did you realise that in Australia most (if not all) Nursing Homes are Under Staffed.  There is a high population of Aged Care needing assistance, and yet there are not that many nurses entering into the industry. Why Our Nursing Homes Under Staffed? So why is it in the year of 2011 are our...
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How To Recognize Signs Of Neglect In A Nursing Home

December 21, 2010
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How To Recognize Signs Of Neglect In A Nursing Home

There are many different types of Neglect that occur in Nursing Homes but how do you recognize the signs and what can you do about the situation? After placing your loved into a Nursing Home you are placing trust into the facility that they will look after your loved one like you would. With...
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Nursing Homes For Aged Care

December 8, 2010
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Nursing Homes For Aged Care

There are many options when looking for Nursing Homes For Aged Care but what is going to be the right choice for your Mum/Dad or loved one? Looking at each Nursing Home could be very time consuming and confusing, yet you want to make sure that you are choosing the right one.  Read more......
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Nurse Staff Agencies

December 5, 2010
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Within Aged Care Nursing Homes there is often a lack of staff. Be it from Staff calling in sick, or staff leaving – even staff being overworked and underpaid leads to a shortage of staff. This leads to Registered Nurses (R.N) having to call Nurse Staff Agencies to cover shifts. Nurse Staff Agencies Aged...
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Nursing Issues From The Staff

November 2, 2010
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Nursing Issues From The Staff

Within any Nursing facility there are always Nursing Issues. Be it from the residents point of view, the families point of view or the Staff’s point of view. Who is right and who is wrong with their own personal views? No one is right and no one is wrong, its a matter of having...
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Nursing Issues – Caring For The Aged

October 27, 2010
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Nursing Issues – Caring For The Aged

How is it possible to Care For The Aged within a Nursing Home when there are so many Nursing Issues? To name a few problems within our system….there is never enough time, never enough nurses, never enough resources and never enough caring staff. Caring For The Aged It would be a real eye opener...
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Nursing Issues In Aged Care

October 14, 2010
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As an Aged Care Nurse within the industry you are limited to the guidelines provided per facility and the Nursing Standards that each facility are to met  So if you see your Nursing skills are different and could assist the aged with implementing your skills then unless you have a RN that is understanding…you...
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Behind Closed Door – ebook

The Truth and Lies with Aged Care

Community Nursing In Australia

Aged Care Australia