Medication Management in Aged Care – Victoria

To ensure that you have currency of information in respect to the legislation about medication management in aged care, it is useful to access the health.vic website where the Victorian State Government has developed a hub for health services. The site provides a wealth of information as well as clearly details a number of medicine [ Learn More… ]

Understanding Dementia and its Effects

Understanding dementia and its effects can be difficult. Alzheimer’s Research UK has come up with a new approach using an orange, the help of famous media maker (Wallace and Grommet) and the voice of former Doctor Who star Christopher Eccleston. Through the 90 second film clip the finality of dementia as a disease, as well [ Learn More… ]

Reducing Interruptions during the Medication Round

Reducing Interruptions during the Medication Round

Are interruptions during the medication round an issue in your aged care home? When a medication round is occurring, what risks do interruptions pose and how can they reduce the safety of medicine administration? Interruptions to nurses have been implicated as a source of error during a number of stages within the medication process, especially [ Learn More… ]

Annual Update Education

Annual Update Education

Annual update education is designed to build onto the current knowledge and skills of the Registered Nurse or Enrolled Nurse. Training is designed to meet the needs of the organisation,  as well as challenge the current practices and understanding of the nurse through a range of  interactive activities and discussions. These  include relevant medication information updates, practical [ Learn More… ]

RN/EN Medication

RN/EN Medication

Medication education sessions for the Registered Nurse and Enrolled Nurse are designed to further develop and challenge the medication management knowledge and skills of this staff group working in Residential Aged Care, and aligned to the specific needs of the older person.  All education is provided onsite at the participant’s place of work and is customised [ Learn More… ]