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30th July 2020

1.45pm - 3.15pm (AEST) 

Difficult Residential Aged Care Residents and Restraint: Challenges and Implementing Best Practice Assessment, Management, Monitoring and Dealing with Substitute Decision Makers

Speaker : Julie McStay (Partner Thomas Geer Lawyers - Aged Care and Retirement Living Team 


Cost :$275 pp (includes 1 extra ticket at no cost  - once purchased, please email the name of the other participant to

This presentation will focus on ;  


  • Outlining key requirements in Quality of Care Amendment (Minimising the Use of Restraints) Principles 2019, Single Quality framework and Charter of Aged Care Rights

  •  Examining approaches to assessing whether restraint is required and understanding the extent to which other options should be implemented first

  • Dealing with grey areas in assessing and managing chemical restraint

  • Understanding your obligations in dealing with GP’s and other medical professionals and examining their responsibilities versus yours

  • Obtaining and documenting valid consent: examining what substitute decision makers are empowered to provide consent and assessing your options where you cannot obtain consent

  • Monitoring restraint to meet requirements

  • Reviewing reporting requirements – what should and shouldn’t be included

  • Documenting restraint decision-making to ensure compliance and address legal exposure

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30th July 2020

Time : 12.30pm - 1.15pm

Cost: $135pp (normally $180pp) 

RACGP's  new Standards for General Practice Residential Aged Care 2020  

Speaker:  Dr Louise Acland - Chair of RACGP Expert Committee for Standards of General Practice

The RACGP Standards for general practice residential aged care focus on the clinical interface between the GP (and GP team, including other practitioners from the same practice) and Residential Aged Care (RAC) facilities.

The Standards for GPRAC set out essential minimum requirements for GPs in order to provide quality and safe care in this setting.

Development process The Standards for GPRAC were developed by the RACGP to align with the requirements of the Aged Care Quality Standards (from 1 July 2019) and in consultation with GPs, residential aged care facilities, practice managers, nurses, consumers, subject matter and technical experts, and many other stakeholders.

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