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Monthly Archives: December 2012

1st year student provides outstanding care

1st year Bachelor of Nursing student Mary Currie recently spent time at Resthaven residential Aged Care facility. Identifying an opportunity for diversional therapy, Mary used her initiative to provide an engaging experience for the residents.  She brought in flowers, soil, pebbles and tools enabling high care residents to make their own garden. Mary showed how […]

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Congratulations to Sarah Scott

Congratulations to Sarah Scott for being awarded a Commendation for Excellence in Support of the Student Experience from the University of Adelaide.  The award recognises the important role that staff from all areas of the University have in developing and supporting student engagement. Sarah was presented her award at the conclusion of the Festival of […]

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HESTA Conference Scholarship

The HESTA Conference Scholarship has been awarded to Julie Tucker ($800) and Debra Earl ($200). This scholarship is offered to postgraduate coursework students of the School of Nursing at the University of Adelaide, in support of the School’s philosophical belief to foster scholarship and academic development. The Scholarship will be on offer again in Semester […]

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HESTA

For 25 years HESTA has focused on helping those in the health and community services sector reach their retirement goals. We now have more than 750,000 members, 100,000 employers and more than $20 billion in assets. HESTA’s size means we can offer many benefits to members and employers. These include: low fees, a fully portable […]

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ADVANCE

In 2012 the School of Nursing continued its collaboration with the Royal Adelaide Hospital through the ADVANCE seminar series (replacing the previous series, Celebrating Clinical Care). The ADVANCE series identified and shared projects and research that focussed on the needs of the patient and how their experience could be improved by changes to the way […]

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HWA Stakeholder Event

The School of Nursing hosted all key Health Workforce Australia (HWA) stakeholders; Resthaven Incorporated, Glenside Mental Health and Unicare on Monday 19 November for a networking and information session. The main focus of the event was to present the new clinical placement model which has been restructured in line with the new 2014 Bachelor of […]

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Resthaven Aged Care Learning Hub Official Opening

On Wednesday 21 November the School of Nursing, in collaboration Resthaven Incorporated officially opened a new Aged Care Learning Hub at the organisation’s Mitcham facility. The first of its kind in the state, the new Aged Care Learning Hub was possible due to funding support from Health Workforce Australia as part of its ‘developing workforce […]

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From the Far North to the Very South

Dr. Eldh is a research fellow at the Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden. With a background in clinical health care improvement, her research focuses on knowledge translation and/or utilisation, and patient participation. School and Faculty staff were enriched by the presentation, ‘From the far north to the very south’, by Dr Eldh on Friday 26 October. […]

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Healthy Staff Clinic – end of year summary

The success of the Healthy Staff Clinic (HSC) would not have been possible without several key staff including Iain Everett who was the Nurse Practitioner and in charge of the clinic, Morgan Glazbrook who has organised and assisted in the HSC planning and keeping the momentum going and; Louise Dunn from Health and Well Being […]

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Researcher in Focus: Adrienne Lewis

Something about myself First of all I am proudly a Registered Nurse/Midwife. I hold a Research Masters in Nursing Studies. My thesis was on transformational leadership in nursing. A Master of Public Management complements this. My knowledge and skills have enabled me to enjoy a rich and varied career in health. I have a broad […]

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