Nursing & midwifery

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Nutritional neglect and dehydration found in aged care

Friday 24 May 2013
A picture of lonely dining experiences with poor quality and inadequate food has emerged in CSU research centred on nutrition and hydration in Australian residential aged care.

CSU experts discuss Federal Budget

Monday 13 May 2013
A looming election, a $17 billion dollar shortfall in revenue, and education reforms and a disability insurance scheme to fund, has set the scene for the federal Budget on Tuesday 14 May. CSU has experts who can provide analysis.

CSU opens new doors for nurses

Wednesday 10 Apr 2013
CSU will offer registered nurses two new ways to advance their knowledge with the Master of Nursing (with specialisations) and the Master of Clinical Nursing (Nurse Practitioner) courses to begin in 2014.

National Dementia Awareness Week: CSU experts

Friday 21 Sep 2012
During National Dementia Awareness Week (21 to 28 September) CSU researchers will be available to talk about their efforts to better understand the condition and improve the quality of life of the many affected.

Aged care reform doesn't go far enough

Friday 20 Apr 2012
A CSU researcher and advocate for quality aged care has welcomed the Federal Government overhaul of the sector but says more needs to be done to improve the standard of care.

Exploring workplace safety for workers in aged care

Thursday 29 Sep 2011
Workplace safety and how it’s put into practice by aged care staff is under the microscope of CSU nursing academic Dr Maree Bernoth and information studies academic Dr Annemaree Lloyd.

No urgency in Older Australians report: CSU academic

Thursday 11 Aug 2011
A strong and vocal advocate for quality aged care for older Australians has posed a number of questions about the future of the sector following the release on Monday 8 August of the Productivity Commission Inquiry Report Caring for Older Australians.

Aged care needs - why care?

Tuesday 15 Jun 2010
Concerns that the services necessary to support older Australians in inland communities may not be adequate or available in the future have prompted a new study by a team of aged care researchers from CSU.

NSW Government fails to adopt aged care recommendations

Wednesday 1 Jan 2003

A CSU academic has criticised the State Government for failing to ensure that older people in nursing homes are cared for by Registered Nurses (RNs).

Aged care residents need an apology too

Wednesday 1 Jan 2003
Witnessing an elderly woman with terror in her eyes, shouting incoherently as she struggled in a restraint chair in the corridor of an aged care facility while staff ignored her and attended to paperwork for the facility's accreditation has led a CSU nursing academic to question the meaning of the Rudd government's coming apology to 'The Forgotten Australians' who were detained in government welfare institutions in bygone decades.

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