A missed opportunity to improve practice around the use of restraint and consent

REPORT: Peisah, C, Jessop, T, Breen, J, Australasian Journal of Ageing, December 2019


Featured in the Australasian Journal of Ageing in December 2019 and prepared by Carmelle Peisah, Tiffany Jessop and Juanita Breen, the brief report “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”, examines the principles and accompanying Explanatory Statement in light of best practices around consent and use of chemical and physical restraint.

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