THE Aged Care Commissioner said in her latest annual report that nursing home operators “may be happier” with the new aged care Complaints Scheme “than the public”, because since the scheme was reformed in September last year, no nursing homes have forwarded a complaints decision on to the Commissioner for examination.
IT’S boom time for nursing home barons, thanks to the Australian Government’s Living Longer. Living Better. (LLLB) reforms, announced earlier this year.
GANGRENE is the death of tissue in a part of the body, following the loss of blood supply. It can result from infection, diabetes, or surgery.
Along with the mandatory sprinkler announcement, the NSW Government also announced that nursing home operators will need to inform residents, prospective residents and families about whether sprinklers are installed.
ANOTHER domino has fallen. CPSA congratulates the NSW Government for making fire sprinkler systems mandatory in all NSW nursing homes, following the lead of Victoria and Queensland.