Dr William McBride – Ethics

Dr William McBride – Ethics

As often happens I experienced an intersection between two issues.  I was researching nursing ethics and then read an article published by the ABC written by Dr Norman Swan revisiting his experience of and knowledge about Dr McBride who had recently died (29 June...
New Aged Care Standards

New Aged Care Standards

New Aged Care Standards Considerable media coverage and notification from the Commonwealth Department of Aging has informed us of about the implementation of a Single Aged Care Quality Framework. While no one working in Aged care environments would argue against a...
I Care – therefore I am entitled aren’t I?

I Care – therefore I am entitled aren’t I?

What is the price for martyrdom in a family? This is becoming an increasingly common question being asked by the ‘martyr’ children in families. As aged care becomes more expensive, families are internalising the caring arrangements for their ageing parents and keeping...