Sore spot in aged care
Using pressure injury rates to target underperforming nursing homes is critical to improving Australia’s aged care system.
Refining pill regimes
Sixty-three per cent of Australian aged care residents take at least nine different medications regularly.
Too late for the old
By the time the aged care royal commission's recommendations lead to improvements in our nursing homes, four cohorts of residents will have died. Here's why.
Where the heart is
When it comes to people’s homes, neither Di Winkler nor Dan McKenna are prepared to accept the status quo. They're challenging traditional housing models for a greater social good.
Hunting superbugs among the aged
Nursing homes are coming under the spotlight in the ongoing antimicrobial resistance war.
Back from the brink
A sudden funding change plunged a youth service into an existential crisis. To survive required a radical shift in how it operated.
Shining a light on disability housing
Monash alumna Dr Di Winkler is determined to change the systems that move young people with serious disabilities into nursing homes.
Too many Australians living in nursing homes take their own lives
Around 140 Australian nursing-home residents have taken their own lives between 2000 and 2013, our new study shows
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Assistant Lecturer and Research Assistant, School of Nursing and Midwifery
Professor, School of Nursing & Midwifery
Research Fellow, Centre for Medicine Use & Safety
Head, Health Law and Ageing Research Unit, Department of Forensic Medicine
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Professor, Centre for Medicine Use & Safety
Professor of Infectious Diseases and Microbiology