Home | News

News

Put care above the pursuit of profit: ACN

Profit must not come first in aged care. That’s what the Australian College of Nursing’s (ACN) message to the Senate Community Affairs References Committee boiled down to. Adjunct Professor Kylie Ward provided evidence to the committee’s inquiry on ‘Effectiveness of ...

More »

Women with ovarian cancer push for research funds

Women with ovarian cancer wish they could form a sea of teal to lobby for more research funding but they die too quickly, politicians have heard. New data collated by Ovarian Cancer Australia shows research into breast cancer received four ...

More »

Vitamin C boost helps with diabetes: study

A Victorian study has found popping a vitamin C tablet twice a day could help more than one million Australians with type 2 diabetes reduce their blood sugar levels. The Deakin University study, published in the Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism ...

More »

Experts question mandated two-hourly repositioning

Alternating air pressure mattresses (APAMs), not two-hourly repositioning, is the key to preventing bed sores. What’s more, the constant mandated repositioning of residents in aged care could be a form of unintentional abuse and ultimately unlawful. This is according to ...

More »