Colin Oliver death: Tasmanian athlete’s tragic loss felt hard in running, nursing communities

Colin Oliver death: Tasmanian athlete’s tragic loss felt hard in running, nursing communities

Updated May 16, 2018 18:14:02 Photo: Colin Oliver, pictured with Amanda Noye, died in the hospital he had worked in as a nurse. (Supplied: Amanda Noye) The heartbroken partner of champion Tasmanian athlete Colin Oliver has said she wished she could have “met him sooner and loved him longer,” as …

Aged care ratings do not tell what you need to know about Australian nursing homes

Aged care ratings do not tell what you need to know about Australian nursing homes

Posted May 02, 2018 05:00:17 Photo: Trying to work out whether an aged care facility actually delivers quality care is difficult. (Reuters: Kai Pfaffenbach) When you’re deciding which nursing home will best care for your vulnerable elderly parent or grandparent, you’d probably like to avoid the ones with a high …

My husband suffered in a nursing home. Here’s how we stop it happening to other families

My husband suffered in a nursing home. Here’s how we stop it happening to other families

By Heather Mansell Brown Posted April 04, 2018 13:50:44 Photo: Heather Mansell Brown became a campaigner after seeing how her husband was treated in his nursing home. (ABC News) My life changed entirely three years ago when I received a call from my husband’s aged care facility in Bundaberg. My …