When asked whether he would mandate staff ratios in aged care facilities, as is required in childcare centres, Wyatt said there wouldn’t be sufficient staff for small country towns or remote Aboriginal communities. This is disingenuous. The aged care minister is surely aware of workforce strategies in other sectors (including education and health) to recruit and retain qualified staff in remote areas. Similar strategies need to be developed for the aged care sector. … [Read more...] about The aged care crisis can be traced back to Howard’s Aged Care Act. We need a new act
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Has government by media replaced careful consideration of the evidence? Before jumping into another expensive royal commission, it would have been prudent for Scott Morrison to review the numerous inquiries that both LNP and ALP governments have initiated over the past decade. Surely the government didn’t need Four Corners to inform them that the aged care sector is a national disgrace. … [Read more...] about Has government by media replaced consideration of evidence in aged care?
However, despite the move by the Transport Secretary to add more destinations to the 'red' list, England's approach to imposing quarantine remains less severe than both Scotland and Wales. Scotland has imposed travel quarantine on the whole of Greece while Wales has banned travel to a larger number of Greek islands. … [Read more...] about ‘It’s much safer here than at home’: Fuming Britons blast surprise quarantine on seven Greek islands as mad scramble begins to return to the UK by 4AM tomorrow and TUI and Jet2 cancel holidays
Nicknamed the 'Scarface oligarch' due to his earlier purchase of the 'Scarface' estate - where Tony Montana got blown to bits and Winston Churchill and Albert Einstein also stayed - he made several videos on his private Gulfstream jet which purported to confess to involvement to financial machinations in the Reds-to-Riches 1990s in Russia. … [Read more...] about EXCLUSIVE: Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s cut-price palace: Pair got a $9.5m mortgage to buy $14.7m Santa Barbara home known as ‘The Chateau’ with library, arcade and stripper pole from Russian tycoon Sergey Grishin who wanted $34m for it a few years ago
How do we protect care homes as lockdown eases? Investigation at care homes after PPE claims When did care homes go into lockdown? He said the Welsh government was working with the UK government and HM Revenue and Customs to ensure the money reached people. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus: Care home staff in Wales to get £500 bonus