Minimising Restrictive Practices in Aged Care

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CPD25m of CPD
First Published
Updated17 April 2023
Expires 29 April 2025
Recorded InMelbourne, Australia

Course Overview

Aged care workers have a legal and ethical responsibility to ensure clients are not subjected to restrictive practices, unless absolutely necessary. Find out more in this interactive module on minimising restrictive practice in aged care.

Topics
  • What does the term 'restrictive practice' mean?
  • Types of restrictive practices
  • Requirements for the use of any restrictive practice
  • Emergency use of restrictive practices
  • Prevention strategies, de-escalation and management to reduce restrictive practices
Learning Outcomes
  1. Define restrictive practice.
  2. Identify various forms of restrictive practices.
  3. Understand the legal requirements for the use of any restrictive practice.
  4. Discover alternative interventions to restrictive practices to minimise their use.
Target Audience

All healthcare professionals and staff working in aged care.

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.

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Aged Care Training Passport
This resource is part of the Ausmed Passport™ series.
Details
CPD time25m
First Published
Updated17 April 2023
Expires
29 April 2025
Recorded InMelbourne, Australia
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