International Nurses Day

Today is International Nurses Day, so proclaimed because it’s the birthday of Florence Nightingale (1820-1910), the famous social reformer and founder of modern nursing. On International Nurses Day, Alinea would like to salute all the nurses in our community. We employ nurses across our aged care sites. These nurses hail from a variety of countries:…

Hands on wound care workshop

A group of eight Nurses, from both facilities, attended our first practical wound care workshop. Prior to this 3-hour workshop, the nurses had to have completed a self-directed learning resource on wound care. On the day of the workshop, our guest co-presenter Kate, from clinical supplier Mölnlycke Health Care, had to present via Zoom as…

Falls Prevention Fridays

At Koh-I-Noor the Allied Health team have initiated ‘Falls Prevention Fridays’, a day full of group activities dedicated to reducing the incidence of falls. There are several groups tailored to a range of differing abilities. The day kicks off with a group class at 10am. This class begins with some stretching exercises to increase mobility,…