The Balancing Act | Duty of Care in Aged Care

The Balancing Act | Duty of Care in Aged Care

We often hear the term Duty of Care casually thrown around in the workplace, especially in the aged care setting, but what does it actually mean and how does it interact with Dignity of Risk? If you work in the aged or disability sector you have both a legal and moral...
Chemotherapy & Cytotoxic Waste – Care in the Home

Chemotherapy & Cytotoxic Waste – Care in the Home

Just recently, a friend of the family commenced chemotherapy. After receiving the cocktail of chemicals, designed to kill cancer cells, she was sent home to recuperate. This is common – who wants to remain in hospital anyway? What concerned me though, was the...