This page provides antimicrobial stewardship (AMS) resources for aged care consumers.
This short video explains the relationship between infections, antimicrobials, antibiotic resistance and antibiotic stewardship.
Do you need antibiotics?
This flyer has information about antibiotics for aged care residents and their families, carers and representatives.
You can use it when talking to your doctors, care staff or pharmacist about antibiotics you are already taking or antibiotics that have been prescribed for you.
Download the Do you need antibiotics? flyer
To Dip or Not to Dip
To Dip or Not to Dip is a clinical pathway that aims to improve the diagnosis and management of urinary tract infections (UTI) in older people living in aged care services.
Download the To Dip or Not to Dip flyer to learn more about UTIs and the ‘To Dip or Not to Dip’ care pathway.
This training video is designed for providers and clinicians, but can help aged care residents or their families, carers and representatives learn more about managing UTIs.
Using antibiotics well – Do I need a drug for every bug?
In this webinar, a panel of clinical experts explored antibiotics, antibiotic resistance in aged care and how older people can protect themselves.