Read the article: https://theconversation.com/its-hard-to-think-about-but-frail-older-women-in-nursing-homes-get-sexually-abused-too-107013 We don’t often think of older women being victims of sexual assault, but such assaults occur in many settings and circumstances, including in nursing homes. Our research, published this week in the journal Legal Medicine, analysed 28 forensic medical examinations of female nursing home residents who had allegedly been victims of sexual assault in Victoria […]
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Welcome to the second issue of 2017. This edition focuses on one well-known high-risk medication, the oral anticoagulant warfarin. Similar issues appeared in cases we presented almost 10-years ago in the RAC-Communiqué December 2008. The cases included this time highlight the human factors or systemic issues around medication use and their management.
This seminar will present information about the different sources and modes of communicating messages that promote patient and resident safety with a look at how the emerging multi-media formats are being used.
Welcome to our first issue of 2016, which is also the year that marks our tenth anniversary, and so we have a short report about the history of the RAC Communiqué.
Residential Aged Care Communiqué Download PDF: RAC Communique August 2015 In this edition Editorial Call the fire brigade Fire safety expert commentary Premature deaths in RACS Resources Editorial Welcome to the third issue for 2015. In this issue we focus on a single tragic event that most readers will already be familiar with concerning arson in a […]