Is Your Loved One In the Right Nursing Home?
We all want the best for our loved ones, especially as they enter into their later years of life. How do you know if the nursing home your loved one is in, is up to scratch?
Fully understanding their needs is confusing enough but, many facilities are failing to meet all necessary health and safety standards. An ABC report last year, have indicated that 45 of 72 Bupa nursing homes are failing to meet these expected requirements.
So should we be concerned for our friends and family in residential aged care? To find out about how we can find quality aged facilities, were joined with Lee-Fay Low, an Associate Professor in Ageing and Health at The University of Sydney.
To find out more you can read Associate Professor Lee-Fay Low’s article in The Conversation.
To check non-compliance and sanctions with archives going back to 2002: https://www.myagedcare.gov.au/non-compliance-checker
Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission. Check for serious risk reports, audits and consumer experience reports: https://agedcarequality.govcms.gov.au/aged-care-performance/serious-risk-decisions/monthly-register-serious-risk-decisions-residential-services