Fiona Cassie reports on new aged-care manager Anna Blackwell’s journey to turn Ranfurly Manor from a “named and shamed” Fielding rest home into a sought-after facility.
The Government’s decision to accelerate the time frame for the roll-out of interRAI to all residential aged care facilities has met with mixed reactions. JUDE BARBACK looks at why there is such a strong drive for the clinical assessment tool and what it is hoped to achieve.
FIONA CASSIE talks to researcher Dr Isabel Jamieson about the workforce implications of her survey of more than 350 Generation Y nurses.
AMANDA PALMER discusses how to prevent and manage infection in wound care.
Research indicating nearly half of nurses have considered quitting their job because of moral distress hit a chord recently. FIONA CASSIE talks to researcher Martin Wood about moral distress and why we can’t keep ignoring its toll.