Topics covered:• Identifying and responding to signs and risks of a deteriorating consumer.• Communication and reporting in response to identified deterioration.• Review Aged care standard 3(d).• Identifying homeostatic changes in a consumer – what should we be looking for.• Observation and planning methodology through effective Assessments and Reassessment using the Head-to-Toe approach. Detailed review of clinical observation techniques.• Develop an understanding of differing models and how they ‘can be implemented within your clinical setting.• Review several Coroner’s case and identify scenarios within your own clinical setting.• Everyone’s responsibility within the team – care staff, Registered Nurses, Care supervisors and Doctors.• Workshop team approach to managing situations using scenarios.Opportunities for reflection of practice:• Review challenges and responses in in identifying and responding to a consumer’s deterioration in both Residential Aged care and Community care.• Improve clinical management and identify and treat complications.• Common risk-taking activities and effective management strategies to manage changes in a consumer.• Improving skills in communication and managing a team approach to delivery of care.• How to undertake an effective consultation process and appropriate documentation.• Understanding the role of your organisation’s policies and procedures in managing deterioration.• How to ensure Open disclosure is incorporated into the delivery of care.• Assessing your practice against your Professional standards and the Aged care Quality and Safety Commissions standards.
Presented by: Kathryne Turek, Aged Care Consultant/Director, Aged Care Consulting
This webinar will run for 90 minutes. Can’t attend on the day? A recording of the session will be available to members in the Professional Education section of Member Central for 7 days following the event (please allow 2-3 working days following for events to be published).
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