Medication Management in Aged Care Quality and Safety

By Dementia Training Australia

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The Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety has released its findings. Medication management was among the key areas targeted for improvement. This webinar addresses strategies to promote the safe and effective use of medication in residential aged care, including residential management review, medication regimen simplification, and medication quality indicators. Professor Simon Bell is the director of the Centre for Medicine Use and Safety, Monash University. He is also an NHMRC Dementia Leadership Fellow and is Adjunct Professor of Geriatric Pharmacotherapy at the University of Eastern Finland. Additional Information, not part of the outline: Professor Simon Bell Director, Centre for Medicine Use and Safety, Monash University

Domains:
Physical Wellbeing

Cost:
fully-subsidised

Resource Type:
Video recording

Learning Outcomes

After watching, staff should be able to:
  • Increased awareness of strategies which promote safe and effective use of medications in residential aged care.
  • Increased understanding of the importance of medication management review, medication regimen simplification and medication quality indicators in residential aged care.
  • Increased awareness of the outcomes for medication management outlined by the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety.