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Clinical alerts

Clinical alerts share important and timely information and advice to aged care providers on clinical matters from the Commission’s Chief Clinical Advisor.

2023 alerts

Issue Articles
14 November Summer clinical alert: Caring for older people in hot weather
20 June Preventing medication transcribing and dispensing errors in residential aged care
2 May Hot water scalding
8 March Warfarin shortage
23 January The importance of preventing equipment failures


2022 alerts

Issue Articles
15 December Keeping residents safe this summer
14 December First aid and choking
20 October Incontinence associated dermatitis and pressure injury
1 September Behaviour support plans
13 July Impact of COVID-19 subvariants
24 May Heaters and burns

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