Nursing CPD Institute

Minimising the use of Restraints A Review of the Australian Aged Care Guidelines

CPD Hours: 1
Current as at 03 February 2021
In this session, the topic of physical and chemical restraint in the Residential Aged Care setting will be reviewed.

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“Physical and chemical restraint in the Residential Aged Care setting will be reviewed”

Course Content

From 1 July 2019, amendments to the Quality of Care Principles 2014 placed explicit obligations on residential aged care providers to minimise the use of chemical and physical restraints in residential care settings.

Learning Outcomes

In this session you will:

  • Cement your understanding of both physical and chemical restraint in residential aged care
  • Review some of the alternatives to the use of restraint
  • Explore the risks associated with the use of restraint
  • Investigate your understanding of restraint via scenario-based discussion
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