Serious Incident Response Scheme (SIRS)

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This resource is part of the Ausmed Passport™ series.
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CPD25m of CPD
First Published
Updated20 July 2022
Expires 29 July 2023
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 Ausmed 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.

Aged Care Training Passport
This resource is part of the Ausmed Passport™ series.
Details
CPD25m of CPD
First Published
Updated20 July 2022
Expires
29 July 2023
Recorded InMelbourne, Australia
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Aged Care
Ageing
Documentation
Negligence
Occupational Health and Safety
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