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Documenting Staff Issues

  • Outlines how to select suitable staff
  • Highlights the importance of staff retention
  • Outlines the need for correct documentation of staff attrition
  • Outlines the need for staff performance appraisals
  • Discusses different disciplinary processes
  • Outlines the documentation needed for credentialling

Human resources represent an organisation's most valuable resource. All aged-care facilities should therefore have documented human-resources management policies, and each policy should be accompanied by explicit procedural documents. This chapter explains the explicit procedural documents that must accompany each human-resources management policy.

Contents include

  • Introduction
  • Staff selection
  • Staff retention
  • Staff attrition
  • Staff performance appraisals
  • Disciplinary processes
  • Credentialling
  • Conclusion
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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.

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