Serious Incident Response Scheme (SIRS)

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25m
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Details
CPD25m of CPD
First Published
Updated14 March 2021
Expires 14 December 2021
Recorded InMelbourne, Australia.

Course Overview

In April 2021, a new federal government initiative known as the Serious Incident Response Scheme (SIRS) will commence, aiming to reduce the risk and occurrence of abuse and neglect in Commonwealth-funded residential aged care facilities. This Mandatory Training Module explains your key responsibilities under SIRS.

Topics
  • What is the Serious Incident Response Scheme (SIRS)?
  • How to recognise a serious, reportable incident
  • Principles for an appropriate and compassionate response
  • Understanding serious incident reporting responsibilities
  • Serious incident record-keeping and documentation
  • Scenario-based assessments.
Learning Outcomes
  • Recognise what is and what isn’t a serious, reportable incident.
  • Respond appropriately to a serious incident.
  • Report a serious incident to the key personnel in your organisation for notification to the Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission.
  • Record relevant details about a serious incident to help prevent further incidents from occurring.
Target Audience

All staff members of Commonwealth-funded residential aged care facilities.

Disclosure

No conflict of interest exists for anyone in the position to control content for this activity. Wherever possible, generic or non-proprietary names of medications or products have been used.

Details
CPD25m of CPD
First Published
Updated14 March 2021
Expires
14 December 2021
Recorded InMelbourne, Australia.
Learning Tools
Topics
Aged Care
Ageing
Documentation
Negligence
Occupational Health and Safety
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