• Full-Time 3-Year PhD Scholarship

    Full-Time 3-Year PhD Scholarship

    This project seeks to improve the quality of care by using data from the outcomes from medico-legal death investigations to reduce preventable health care related deaths.

  • Residential Aged Care Communiqué Volume 11 Issue 3 August 2016

    Residential Aged Care Communiqué Volume 11 Issue 3 August 2016

    Welcome to the third issue of 2016. This issue focuses on some of the legal aspects of providing care for older people.

  • Residential Aged Care Communiqué Volume 11 Issue 4 November 2016

    Residential Aged Care Communiqué Volume 11 Issue 4 November 2016

    Welcome to our 40th issue as we celebrate our 10 year anniversary. Over those 3653 days we have had many nervous and exciting moments. The support and generosity from the Ageing and Aged Care Branch of the Department of Health and Human Services (Victoria) has been amazing and without them we would not exist. The support of our subscribers and readers keeps us going to seek new ways of conveying information to improve the lives of patients, residents, family, friends and strangers. The movie ‘Happy Feet’ was a huge success in 2006 and in comparison our entry into the media was very low key.

  • Residential Aged Care Communiqué Volume 12 Issue 1 February 2017

    Residential Aged Care Communiqué Volume 12 Issue 1 February 2017

    Welcome to our first issue of 2017. We have kept this issue simple. Three cases are presented without any formal expert commentaries. This ‘back to basics’ format is intended to challenge you to be an expert. What do you think are the lessons? and, What would you have done differently in these situations?

  • Residential Aged Care Communiqué Volume 12 Issue 2 May 2017

    Residential Aged Care Communiqué Volume 12 Issue 2 May 2017

    Welcome to the second issue of 2017. This edition focuses on one well-known high-risk medication, the oral anticoagulant warfarin. Similar issues appeared in cases we presented almost 10-years ago in the RAC-Communiqué December 2008. The cases included this time highlight the human factors or systemic issues around medication use and their management.

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