Should There Be Cameras in Aged Care?

Should There Be Cameras in Aged Care?

Should aged care facilities be required to install cameras in the bedrooms of the vulnerable elderly? The question continues to be raised in the wake of elder abuse scandals which show older people, particularly those with dementia, being abused and neglected by...
Nursing Homes Unsuitable for Some Cases

Nursing Homes Unsuitable for Some Cases

Australia’s ageing population means that the pressure to care for an increasingly frail generation is mounting on nursing homes and their workers. The government is encouraging Australians to stay at home for as long as possible as they age, but this means that...
Should CCTV Be Allowed In Aged Care Facilities?

Should CCTV Be Allowed In Aged Care Facilities?

We don’t like to think that elder abuse happens in aged care facilities that are supposed to be caring for our ageing loved ones, but it does. ¬†We want and expect our elderly loved ones to be safe in their aged care facility. But footage that is confronting and...