Sore spot in aged care
Using pressure injury rates to target underperforming nursing homes is critical to improving Australia’s aged care system.
Restraint of the aged
Regulating physical restraint of the elderly in nursing homes is a step in the right direction, but more still needs to be done to educate the sector on alternatives.
Dignity of risk – when living better means living longer
Society’s perception of aged care must change from being a place of protection to a place where people actually live – and that means more autonomy for residents.