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International Nurses Day 2024

Nursing and nurses are synonymous with the work we do here at Right at Home. This International Nurses Day, we would like to take a moment to thank every one of our nursing staff across the Right at Home network. Every day, Right at Home nursing staff support hundreds of Right at Home clients nationwide to provide the right care, right at home™.  

Nursing Governance in Australia 

The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) works to ensure that Australia’s nurses and midwives are suitably trained, qualified, and safe to practise. At Right at Home, we employ our nurses and caregivers directly, ensuring they are properly screened, adequately trained, and insured before entering your home. Our registered nurses are responsible for supervising our caregivers, ensuring that you are receiving quality care as per your custom care plan and home care agreement. We provide our people with insurance cover and ongoing professional development and training to ensure that we provide the best possible care. 

The National Registration and Accreditation Scheme requires that information about every registered health practitioner in Australia is published on a single national register of practitioners.   

The NMBA undertakes functions as set by the Health Practitioner Regulation National Law (the National Law), as in force in each state and territory. The NMBA regulates the practice of nursing in Australia, and one of its key roles is to protect the public. The NMBA does this by developing standards, codes and guidelines which together establish the requirements for professional and safe practice by nurses in Australia. 

In 2012, NMBA began publishing quarterly data profiling Australia’s nursing and midwifery workforce, including several statistical breakdowns about registrants. The NMBA’s latest report (from 1 October 2023 to 31 December 2023) found that there are 450,179 General Nurses practicing in Australia.  

As you can see, nurses make up a significant portion of the health care system and work according to strict standards. Without their expertise, we would not be able to provide the in-home care services we offer.  

Nurses at Right at Home

With our Right at Home RightCare™ system, nurses are hired in care management roles as well as nursing care roles. In care management roles, our nurses  oversee the finalisation of the care plan and client assessments and are focussed on maintaining quality care services designed around our clients assessed needs. Our nurses are central to the quality care services that we deliver and we appreciate their efforts every day!

If you or someone you love needs nursing care at home, we are here to help.  

Right at Home provides the following nursing care services: 

  • Visiting nurses 
  • Medication set-up 
  • Medication administration 
  • IV related therapies and administration 
  • Insulin injections 
  • Wound care 
  • Dressing changes 
  • Catheter care 
  • Ostomy/Colostomy Care 
  • Tube feeding assistance 
  • Palliative support 

Contact your local office to find out more today.  

Keep up to date with COVID 19 information on the following links: 

Australian Government Department of Health 

Victorian Health and Human Services 

NSW Health 

Queensland Health 

ACT Health 

WA Department of Health 

Tasmanian Department of Health 

Northern Territory Department of Health 

SA Health 

Founded in 1995, Right at Home offers in-home companionship and personal care, and assistance to seniors (elderly and aged care), and any adult who needs our care at home including adults living with a disability who want to continue to live independently or age in their home. Right at Home is your local expert for issues related to caring for your loved ones and is dedicated to keeping you informed about home care. With no package management fees, Right at Home allows you to get more care from your package or budget. 

Right at Home is a 'My Aged Care' government approved, home care provider for levels 1 – 4 and offers flexible in-home care services such as nursing care, after hospital care, post-operative care, respite care, dementia and Alzheimer's care. Right at Home also offers assistance with daily living and personal care such as grooming, hygiene, transport, shopping, meal prep, domestic services and social support, so your loved one can enjoy a more independent, vibrant life. Our nurses and caregivers are screened, highly trained, and insured prior to entering your home so you can trust us with the caregiving while you focus on your loved one. 

To find out more, please give us a call on 1300 363 802 or visit our website. 

Right at Home Offices in Australia: ACT & Queanbeyan; ACT Canberra; Adelaide Central; Brisbane Bayside; Brisbane North; Brisbane South; Brisbane West; Central Queensland & Wide Bay; Central West New South Wales; Darling Downs; Far North Queensland; Gold Coast North; Gold Coast South; Gosford; Greater Logan; Hunter & Port Stephens; Ipswich Lockyer Valley; Kalgoorlie Wheatbelt; Macarthur Penrith; Mackay; Melbourne Brighton: Melbourne Glen Waverley; Melbourne North; Moreton Bay Region; Newcastle; Noosa, Gympie & Hinterland; North Queensland; Northern Rivers; Padstow St George; Perth Midland; Perth Northern Suburbs; Perth South Eastern Suburbs; Perth West Coast; Southern NSW; Southwest Victoria; Sunshine Coast; Sydney Central & Eastern Suburbs; Sydney Five Dock; Sydney Inner West; Sydney Liverpool; Sydney Lower North Shore; Sydney Northern Beaches; Sydney Norwest; Sydney Parramatta; Sydney Ryde; Sydney Sutherland Shire; Sydney The Hills; Sydney Upper North Shore 

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