Residential Aged Care Communique

The Residential Aged Care Communique is an electronic publication containing narrative case reports about lessons learned from the Coronial investigations into preventable deaths in Residential Aged Care facilities. In October 2006, the State Minister for Ageing (Victoria) launched the inaugural edition.

Each edition of the RACCommunique focuses on a single theme relevant to the clinicians and care staff, in aged care (e.g., physical restraints, hot weather, pneumonia, falls), (b) provides up to three investigated and closed case summaries to engage the reader, (c)commentaries from a recognised expert to provide the relevant information about optimal clinical practice, and (d) electronic references to key national and international resources. Subscription is free.

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