Training and learning resources

Page last updated: 30 June 2016

Influ-Info – Influenza Kit for Home Care

Early control measures are critical in minimising the impact and spread of Influenza. The Influ-Info Kit is a set of resources developed to assist community care providers to recognise a possible outbreak of influenza and to respond rapidly and appropriately when an outbreak occurs.

Influ-Info Influenza Kit for Aged Care

This kit is provided to assist care managers to implement influenza control planning.

Decision-making Tool: Supporting a Restraint Free Environment

This document has been developed to assist staff and management working in both the residential and community aged care setting to make informed decisions about the use or non-use of restraint, in responding to behaviours of concern.

Making a Decision About How to Respond to a Behaviour of Concern in a Residential Aged Care Facility
A person-centred approach is a restraint free approach – a way of thinking that preserves the human rights of any person. All residents are entitled to respect and protection of their basic rights and freedoms, regardless of where they live. This entitlement includes all persons bearing a corresponding obligation to respect and protect the rights and freedoms of others.

Making a Decision About How to Respond to Changing and Challenging Behaviours in the Domestic Home Setting
A restraint-free environment means no words, devices or actions will interfere with a person’s ability to make a decision or restrict their free movement.

Checklist for Care Workers: Community Aged Care Services 
A person-centred approach is a restraint free approach – a way of thinking that preserves the human rights of any person. All residents are entitled to respect and protection of their basic rights and freedoms, regardless of where they live. This entitlement includes all persons bearing a corresponding obligation to respect and protect the rights and freedoms of others.

How to Support a Restraint-Free Environment in Community Aged Care 
A restraint-free environment means no words, devices or actions will interfere with a person’s ability to make a decision or restrict their free movement.

How to Support a Restraint-Free Environment in Residential Aged Care 
A person-centred approach is a restraint free approach – a way of thinking that preserves the human rights of any person. All residents are entitled to respect and protection of their basic rights and freedoms, regardless of where they live. This entitlement includes all persons bearing a corresponding obligation to respect and protect the rights and freedoms of others.

'Flu and Gastro - Managing Infectious Diseases in Aged Care Homes - Information for Family, Carers & Friends - Brochure 
Brochure on managing infectious diseases in aged care homes for family, carers & friends.

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Better Oral Health in Residential Care

Resources for implementing the training component of the Nursing Home Oral and Dental Health Plan.

Gastro-Info Gastroenteritis Kit for Aged Care

Resource kit to assist residential aged care homes in preventing, identifying and managing outbreaks of gastroenteritis. This resource kit provides strategies and training material to support staff in mainstream health services to provide culturally appropriate palliative care to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

Providing culturally appropriate palliative care to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples: Resource Kit
The resource kit providing strategies and training material to support staff in mainstream health services to provide culturally appropriate palliative care to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

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The PMG Kit for Aged Care

An implementation kit to accompany The Australian Pain Society's Pain in Residential Aged Care Facilities: Management strategies.