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Aged Care Nursing: A Guide to Practice

The aged population has grown markedly throughout the world, but there is a shortage of experienced nurses with expertise in the holistic care of the elderly. This book is written to inspire and empower such nurses. Aged Care Nursing: A Guide to Practice is written by clinicians for clinicians. 

The inclusion of evidence-based and outcome-based practices throughout the book ensures that all readers, be they novices or experts, will have a reliable and comprehensive reference to guide their practice. 

Each author is a recognized expert in his or her subject area, and all present their topics with a focus that is practical, rather than academic. Available as textbook alone or as audiobook–textbook package.

Contents include

  • Aged care Nursing: A Guide to Practice is available as an ebook designed for the busy aged-care nurse.
  • Written by clinicians for clinicians.
  • Contributions from recognised expert authors from several countries ensuring generic international applicability.
  • The focus of the chapter topics is on practicality rather than academic features.
  • This book challenges nurses throughout the world to respond with the latest knowledge and the best clinical practice in aged care nursing.
  • A definitive textbook on aged care nursing.

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Author / Editor Biographies

Sue is a Nurse Consultant and Educator. She has substantial experience working as a clinical, manager and teacher in both the private and public health care sectors. As well, she has worked as Director of Nursing of a residential aged care facility, clinical nursing in corrections health and regular night nursing shifts. She is well known as an informed, humourous and interesting teacher on a range of professional topics relevant to all levels of nursing.
Susan Carmody has been a nurse for more than thirty years. After her hospital-based training and having gained extensive clinical experience, Susan moved into management and quality assurance and commenced her own business, 'Health Force', which assists hospitals and other health organisations achieve the highest nursing standards and accreditation through education and quality improvement. In the past ten years, Susan has concentrated her management and quality-control expertise on community aged care. She gains her greatest satisfaction from seeing her nursing colleagues come up with new ide...


Established in 1987, Ausmed Publications is the print publishing arm of Ausmed Education, a company is dedicated to producing high quality healthcare education in the form of: Seminars and Conferences, Online Resources, Video Learning Activities and Textbooks.

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