More Choices for a Longer Life – serious incident response scheme

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Publication date: 
31 March 2019
Publication type: 
Fact sheet
Intended audience: 
General public

The Government will introduce a serious incident response scheme for aged care providers to report assaults and serious incidents in their facilities. This will include consultation, research, and expert advice on how the scheme will operate, and also define when chemical or physical restraint is inappropriate and should be treated as a serious incident.