The delivery of statement like i.e. there is no difference between the works that that an enrolled nurse and a registered nurse, is not at all acceptable. It is true that the enrolled nurses deliver good quality of work. In addition, some of the enrolled nurses get registered as Registered Nurses. As the Registered Nurses are qualified and updated advanced knowledge in the medical field, the functions are more than the duties of enrolled nurses. To protect the public, Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia developed various standards for practice, professional codes as well as guidelines.
It was observed by the NSW parliamentary inquiry that around 93 NSW nursing homes failed to meet the accreditation standards from the last three years. The nursing homes meant for the aged care, yet they fell short to provide basic requirements of nutrition, safety and hydration. The situation was happened due to non-availability of adequate qualified staff. In this regard, the complaints can be made against the nursing home at agedcrecompliants.gov.au or over phone 1800550552 (Andy Kollmorgen, 2016).
The health practitioner regulation agency administers the roles of nurses and the AHPRA implement the National Registration and Accreditation Schemes. The guidelines were developed with the authority National Law. The guidelines direct all the connected persons like registered health practitioners and employers of practitioners. The earlier National competency standards in connection with the enrolled nurse replaced with the introduction of Standards of practice to the Enrolled Nurses were issued (Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia, 2016).