Tag: Lee Thomas

In brief: industry movements

The ANMF will be seeking a new Federal Secretary following Lee Thomas' announcement that she is leaving her position to take up a role...

Southern Cross, Federal Government in blame game over staffing cuts

Elderly nursing home residents, nursing and care staff are the victims of the “blame game” between Southern Cross Care (SCC) and the Federal Government...

Pressure mounts for minimum nurse ratios

While the ANMF says the recommendations from the Senate Inquiry into the aged care workforce should result in minimum nurse and staffing requirements in...

Nurses will be hurt by Budget 2017: ANMF

The ANMF is calling on Government and employers to consider the negative impact of the 2017 Budget on nurses, as we reflect on the vital...

Aged care workforce crisis needs answers beyond migration

While registered nurses working in aged care have made the ‘safe’ list following the Turnbull Government’s changes to the 457 visa this week, the...

Workforce inquiry pushed back while peaks take own action

A Senate inquiry into the future of Australia’s aged care workforce has been extended by a further two months to enable additional public hearings in remote areas.

New staffing model posed for residential aged care

Aged care residents should be receiving an average of 4 hours and 18 minutes of care per day, according to a new staffing model for residential aged care developed by...

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