Reducing the use of medication as a chemical restraint has been outlined as one of the key priorities of the Royal Commission’s Interim Report.
In an effort to counteract the over-reliance on chemical restraint in aged care, stronger safeguards and restrictions will be established from 1 January 2020.
There many simple alternatives to the use of physical or medical restraints. We’ve put together a printable poster below for you and your staff to quickly refer to.
Download the high resolution version here: Quick-Reference-Guide-Restraint-Alternatives.pdf (106 downloads)
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