We know that staffing levels and skill mix are inadequate across many aged care facilities. It is becoming increasingly difficult for nursing staff and aged care workers to ensure residents receive appropriate care.
Of particular concern are reports that Enrolled Nurses (ENs) are, in some instances, being directed to act as Team Leader/Shift Coordinator without a Registered Nurse (RN) being physically present to provide direct or indirect supervision.
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Aged Care,EN,Enrolled Nurse,Workloads,Workplace Health Safety
Creation Date: 27 Sep 2022
Latest Update: 04 Nov 2022
Date Authored: 01 Sep 2021
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