A missed opportunity to improve practice around the use of restraints and consent in residential aged care


Featuring in the Australian Journalism on Ageing by Capacity Australia’s Carmelle Peisah, Tiffany Jessop and Juanita Breen examine the

Capacity Australia’s Carmelle Peisah, Tiffany Jessop and Juanita Breen examine the Principles and accompanying Explanatory Statement in light of best practices around consent and use of chemical and physical restraint from the new Quality of Care Amendment (Minimising the Use of Restraints) Principles 2019, (Principles) which amend the Quality of Care Principles 2014.

Featured in the Australian Journalism on Ageing, this article is available through Wiley Online Library.

Source: Peisah, C, Jessop, T and Breen, J 05 December 2019, A missed opportunity to improve practice around the use of restraints and consent in residential aged care: Limitations of the Quality of Care Amendment (Minimising the Use of Restraints) Principles 2019, Wiley Online Library, viewed 15 November 2020, MORE READING